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April 28, 2023

‘A win of epic proportions’: World’s highest court can set out countries’ climate obligations after Vanuatu secures historic UN vote

Pacific Island nation of Vanuatu on Wednesday won a historic vote at the United Nations that calls on the world’s highest court to establish for the first time the obligations countries have to address the climate crisis — and the consequences if they don’t. Vanuatu has long faced the disproportionate impacts of rising seas and …

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Greek Island of Halki Now Self-Sufficient on Energy

\”As Pacific leaders shoulder the burden of climate leadership,\” this call \”is a reminder that despite the doom and gloom, another world is possible, a fossil fuel-free world that is just, equitable, and sustainable.\” The Greek island of Halki has become the first municipality in the country where residents are actually producing the energy they …

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Six Island Nations Commit to \’Fossil Fuel-Free Pacific,\’ Demand Global Just Transition

\”As Pacific leaders shoulder the burden of climate leadership,\” this call \”is a reminder that despite the doom and gloom, another world is possible, a fossil fuel-free world that is just, equitable, and sustainable.\” Climate justice advocates celebrated Friday after a half-dozen island nations committed to building a \”fossil fuel-free Pacific\” and urged all governments …

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The “Palma Declaration” adopted by CPMR Islands Commission hold on 22 February 2023 in Palma

Greening the islands took actively part in the 42nd Annual General Assembly The CPMR Islands Commission, gathering for its 42nd Annual General Assembly on 22 February 2023 in Palma, unanimously adopted a Final Declaration in which have been shared the main concerns and proposals as well as the strategic view to move towards the adoption …

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