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PORT VILA, Vanuatu (Vanuatu Daily Post, Sept. 4, 2013) – A survey undertaken by the Economic and Social Rights Research and Advocacy project – Advocacy and Legal Advise Centre (ALAC) ...
Post Date: 25-Sep-2013
The Global Call for Climate Action puts out a weekly product called the Fresh Air Brief that some of you might find useful. The FAB - a name ...
Post Date: 24-Sep-2013
World governments must get used to the idea of leaving fossil fuel reserves in the ground unexploited and unburned, one of the world's most senior diplomats has ...
Post Date: 24-Sep-2013
Broken seawalls, like this one in the Pacific island nation of Kiribati, often have no connection with sea-level rise. Credit: Christopher Pala/IPS TARAWA, Kiribati, Sep 20 (IPS) - Scientists say ...
Post Date: 23-Sep-2013
17 September 2013: The UNFCCC Secretariat has released three documents to be considered by country representatives during the upcoming Climate Change Conference to be held in Warsaw, Poland, from ...
Post Date: 20-Sep-2013
Animal welfare, our duty of care to animals we raise, was one of the issues discussed at a forum of animal production and health specialists in Nadi, Fiji.   ...
Post Date: 19-Sep-2013
28 August 2013: The Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) convened the annual review meeting of the Pacific Adaptation to Climate Change (PACC) project, which provided participants ...
Post Date: 19-Sep-2013
Greetings Climate Change Matters readers. I like doing this every month as if I am talking to you face to face through our newsletter.   ...
Post Date: 19-Sep-2013
9 September 2013: The Group of 20 (G20) held its annual Leaders' Summit in Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation, to work towards strengthening economic growth and creating jobs. The resulting ...
Post Date: 19-Sep-2013
The Adaptation Committee of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) visited the Sabeto District in Fiji on Wednesday. ‘The purpose of the field visit is to show ...
Post Date: 19-Sep-2013
Warning that the world is not on track to limit the global temperature increase to 2 degrees Celsius, the International Energy Agency (IEA) today urged governments to swiftly enact ...
Post Date: 18-Sep-2013
Canadian author Naomi Klein is so well known for her blade-sharp commentary that it’s easy to forget that she is, above all, a first-rate reporter. I got a glimpse into ...
Post Date: 17-Sep-2013
31 July 2013: The UN Secretary-General has issued a report on UN and national efforts to implement sustainable development in small island developing States (SIDS). The report concludes that, ...
Post Date: 17-Sep-2013
5 September 2013: The fourth Workshop for Enhancing the Regional Distribution of Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) Projects in the Asia and the Pacific provided a platform to showcase national ...
Post Date: 16-Sep-2013
7 September 2013: In the context of calls for concrete action to ensure the survival of small island developing States (SIDS), the 44th Pacific Islands Forum convened under the ...
Post Date: 16-Sep-2013
9 September 2013: The Group of 20 (G20) held its annual Leaders' Summit in Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation, to work towards strengthening economic growth and creating jobs. The resulting ...
Post Date: 16-Sep-2013
Warm Pacific greetings, This week is an important one - right now our leaders are meeting in the Marshall Islands for the Pacific Island Leaders Forum. The Marshall Island Government ...
Post Date: 05-Sep-2013
29 August 2013: The UNFCCC Secretariat has published the reports of the 38th sessions of the Subsidiary Bodies, which were held in Bonn, Germany, from 3-14 June 2013.   ...
Post Date: 05-Sep-2013
23 August 2013: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called on governments to show ambition in the "twin processes" of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and discussions ...
Post Date: 30-Aug-2013
Climate change is one of the greatest barriers to sustainable development for small island countries, says Ministry of Foreign Affairs director Political Treaties Esala Nayasi. Mr Nayasi said the adverse ...
Post Date: 28-Aug-2013
     “Climate change, oceans and environmental issues pose some of the most pressing problems in the Pacific,” reads a briefing paper for a regional statistics seminar held here ...
Post Date: 28-Aug-2013
24 July 2013: A new report of the UN Secretary-General examines progress towards poverty eradication worldwide. Drawing links between poverty, hunger, unemployment, inequality and climate change, the report recommends ...
Post Date: 27-Aug-2013
Increasing Resilience to Climate Change and Natural Hazards Project The Vanuatu Meteorological and Geo-hazard Department (VGMD) and National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) have secured funding for a large-scale ...
Post Date: 27-Aug-2013
Details Published on 22 August 2013   Applications are invited for the above position with SPREP, Apia. The Secretariat has an exciting and challenging opportunity for a qualified ...
Post Date: 23-Aug-2013
Welcome ConservationTraining is an open and free learning community that offers conservation-based training materials from The Nature Conservancy and our partner organizations. With over 9,000 users from over 200 countries ...
Post Date: 22-Aug-2013