Pacific Island states agree to redouble efforts to secure agreement for a loss and damage scheme at UN climate talks
Fourth Pacific Climate Change Roundtable brings together environment ministers, meteorologists and UN officials to discuss rising sea levels
Pacific islands experience record tides as Minister welcomes US response team with the words “welcome to climate change”
Ambassador Colin Beck says pace and direction of negotiations are leaving his people with an “uncertain future”
Proposal from Alliance of Small Island States to focus on practical steps to cut carbon emissions receives generous welcome at UN talks in Bonn
Alliance of Small Island States and Least Developed Countries groups ay UN talks in Bonn over the next two weeks must focus on short-term emission reductions
European Union agrees to cover some costs of Alliance of Small Island States at UNFCCC negotiations
COP18: UK climate minister Greg Barker says he will be working hard to ensure relationship between EU and developing world is restored
COP18: Lack of firm financial and emission pledges in week one of UN climate talks leaving small island states and African countries frustrated
COP18: Concerns that AOSIS chair’s demands are playing into hands of countries who have no desire for rules-based climate treaty
Negotiators from the Alliance of Small Island States warn that COP18 will be deemed a failure if countries do not up their ambition levels to 2020.
Islands’ Minister of Environment and Energy says tourists must start to appreciate the consequences of their actions
Leaders from the AOSIS group meet on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly call for greater ambition from second commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol
UN Secretary-General joins Presidents of vulnerable island states in climate rallying call at UN General Assembly.
President Tong of Kiribati says the government are in negotiations with other countries in the event of a sea level rise
As the Bangkok talks come to a close, the LDCs and AOSIS come together to call on more developed countries to submit legally binding targets for the second commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol ahead of COP18 in Doha.
Small Island States issue statement calling in rich nations to raise the their ambition and ensure gaps in funding and emission reductions are slammed shut.
The Rio+20 document is jam packed with caveats, ifs, buts and maybes. So what concrete action does it contain, and what implications are there for action on climate change?