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Placencia Ambition Forum keeps the drumbeat of climate ambition alive

Hundreds of senior leaders from small island developing states, Least Developed Countries and their development partners met virtually from 20-22 April 2020 for the Placencia Ambition Forum – reports Mairi Dupar of CASA. Convened by the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) and chaired by Ambassador Lois M Young, the forum’s rallying call was: ‘keep… Read more »

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Re-orientating capacity building efforts in response to COVID-19

PwC’s Kiran Sura discusses how COVID-19 is affecting international capacity building efforts and what is being done to strengthen them.

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New climate science guide for Small Island Developing States

This guide distils and presents key findings of the IPCC’s Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere for the purpose of briefing policymakers from SIDS.

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2020 is a pivotal year for climate – UN Chief and COP26 President

UN Secretary-General António Guterres and COP26 President Alok Sharma discuss why 2020 is a pivotal year for how we address climate change.

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Global emissions gap has widened by four times since 2010 – new insight

A new synthesis report finds that the global emissions gap has widened by four times since 2010, and we have one-quarter of the time to act.

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