A three-pronged solution to Tokelau’s energy demands is being implemented. One that expands the capacity of the current energy system, keeps Tokelau within the decarbonization guidelines of the Paris Agreement, and adds resilience to its power sector.
The updated plan has improved, but even though government officials have given it the thumbs up, there is one critical issue, NELD, that still needs work before leaders meet in FSM from 7 September.
The four success components behind Tuvalu’s US$38million GCF project, and importance of climate finance access
Tuvalu’s success makes it only the second Pacific island country, after Fiji, to have successfully accessed GCF project finance. It highlights the difficulties that small under-resourced and under-capacitated Pacific island countries face when trying to access multilateral climate financing.
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The ACP Group recognizes that fisheries subsidies cause economic losses in the sector and creates serious distortions in global fish markets impacting food security and livelihoods. Addressing fisheries subsidies will deliver trade, economic, development and environmental benefits.
Underneath the waves of Palikir Pass, one of the world’s top surf breaks in the Pacific Ocean, lies a new safe zone which aims to ensure the survival of local fisheries and the species that are caught in Pohnpei, Micronesia. It’s all thanks to a group of scientists from Australia and Micronesia who have found by measuring how far fish travel, habitats can be better protected.
Attorneys argue the training planned would destroy native forests, coral reefs and wildlife on the remote volcanic island of Pagan. And the indigenous Chamorro and Refaluwasch families who once called Pagan home would be prevented from returning.
The issue of waste management and pollution control has been described as one of greatest challenges facing the Pacific region. The Roundtable is a key tool aimed to sustainably control waste and pollution in the Pacific region.
The documentary tells the story of how Tokelau (at only 10 square kilometers, the third smallest country in the world behind the Vatican and Monaco) switched its power supply to 100% solar energy.
The Framework is a direct follow-up of the third SIDS Conference held in Samoa, 2014 with the purpose: to monitor and ensure that pledges and commitments through partnerships that were made for SIDS, are implemented in full.
Due to new requirements agreed to in the new South Pacific Tuna Treaty between 16 Pacific states and USA, US fishing vessels need to fulfil new requirements by 1 August 2016 to fish in Pacific island waters.
Leaders from 14 Pacific countries at the annual Pacific Islands Development Forum (PIDF) summit just concluded in the Solomon Islands “noted the content of the draft Pacific Climate Change Treaty”. They also “approved that...