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In conversation: LDC Chair, Adaptation and Resilience Champion discuss COP26 ambitions

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.

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Climate ambition must align with ambitious COVID-19 recovery

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.

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A SIDS Moment in December: the latest climate science and implications for SIDS

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.

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Prime Minister of Barbados lays out her vision for the future of SIDS

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.

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“We are not drowning – we are fighting”: youth climate activist speaks at AOSIS event

Samoan youth climate activist Okalani Mariner recently delivered an impassioned address at the Alliance of Small Island States’ 30th anniversary virtual event, calling for legislation, litigation and education to address the climate crisis.

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