Young people from 140 countries ran their own online climate conference, Mock COP26, in early December to forge a youth-led plan for transformational action on climate change.More details.
LDC Group Chair Sonam P. Wangdi calls for finance flows to LDCs to rise from US$0.5 billion to US$93 billion per year to meet their climate-related needs. Anne-Marie Trevelyan, UK Adaptation and Resilience Champion for COP26, says she is in listening mode.More details.
Recent COVID-19 vaccine developments offer a glimpse of hope that restoring normalcy might be on the horizon. But returning to normal must not mean returning to business-as-usual as far as climate action goes.More details.
Dr Adelle Thomas of the University of Bahamas and Climate Analytics provides an update on the latest climate science and implications for small island states.More details.
The Hon. Mia Amor Mottley, Prime Minister of Barbados, recently shared her vision for the next decade for small island developing states at the Alliance of Small Island States’ 30th anniversary event.More details.