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Small island states comment on G20 climate change commitments

The Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) has released a statement in response to the G20’s dissent on climate change commitments. The statement reads: As the G20 energy and environment ministers meeting closed today without agreement on climate, the Alliance of Small Island States is heartened by the stance of countries which have stood up… Read more »

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Building resilience and greening the Covid-19 recovery in LDCs: webinar

Join IIED and the LDC Group Chair next week for a webinar exploring a breadth of issues LDCs have to deal with in their efforts to build back better.

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Keeping 1.5C alive – are Glasgow preparations on track?

UK and global civil society representatives have delivered a resounding call for more loss and damage finance for climate-vulnerable countries and called on the COP Presidency to deliver on its promises for an inclusive COP.

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Call for firm, equal focus on loss and damage at climate talks

Developing countries have raised their voices at London Climate Action Week to call for a more institutionalised approach to tackling climate-related loss and damage at the United Nations climate negotiations. CASA’s Mairi Dupar reports. Her Excellency Saida Muna Tasneem, High Commissioner of Bangladesh to the UK called on the Government of the United Kingdom to… Read more »

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Complex decisions on carbon markets and transparency deferred to COP26, Glasgow

Talks on transparency and carbon markets continue to confound climate negotiators – during May-June technical sessions – leaving hard work ahead at COP26 in Glasgow, UK. Mairi Dupar of CASA reports. The sessional meetings of the UNFCCC, which spanned three weeks in May and June, came to a close late last week – with a reflection… Read more »

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