Pacific representatives particularly disappointed by softened language on coal and a lack of funding to pay for loss and damages
Pacific NGOs demand urgent climate action from all Governments, including those in the Pacific. “We will not stand by and watch others destroy our present and our future.”
Pacific Island leaders said they would “phase up” climate diplomacy to push for follow through on the COP26 deal to limit global warming to 1.5C.
As COP26 concludes, the UN chief urges countries to accelerate climate action to keep alive the goal of limiting global temperature rise to 1.5 degrees
COP26 closes with countries agreeing on the Glasgow Climate Pact to keep 1.5C alive and finalise the outstanding elements of the Paris Agreement
Bainimarama welcomed China and the USA announcement to work together on cutting down greenhouse gas emissions over a decade
Palau and U.S Climate Envoy partnership call for major initiatives to be prepared for announcement at the Our Ocean Conference in 2022
Fijian PM told the UN SG that any scope of stability will be lost without collective global action to address the underlying threat of climate crisis
Vanuatu has urged parties in the COP26 negotiations to have new and updated Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) that represent the highest possible ambition.
Climate envoy told COP26 to focus on increasing the 2030 mitigation ambition. “As the Marshall Islands envoy, I can’t accept that failure. Failure is accepting that perhaps there isn’t a future for my country.”