Monday, November 13th, 2017

 

No Green without Blue: More needed to tackle ocean problems

Vice-President in charge of Climate Action and Environment at the European Investment Bank (EIB), Jonathan Taylor, thid from left, with COP23 President Frank Bainimarama at the COP23

BONN, Germany – November 12: 6.13pm (Nuku’alofa Times/EIB): The global community has been urged to do more to protect oceans and support the blue economy.


Industry Can Deliver Much of Paris with Closer Government Partnerships

California Governor Jerry Brown speaking at the COP23 here in Bonn

BONN, Germany- November 12: 5.55pm (UNFCC Media): Global industry is set to deliver much of the emissions reductions needed to achieve the Paris Agreement goal but closer national and international policy and implementation strategy partnerships together with governments will help business take further, faster action.


Joint initiative for health in the small island states launched

Frank Bainimarama, COP 23 President and Prime Minister of the host country Fiji, speaks with UNFCCC Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa

BONN, Germany – November 12: 5.10pm (UNFCC/Nuku’alofa Times): Small Island Developing States (SIDS) should have health systems that are resilient to climate change while countries around the world will be reducing their carbon emissions both to protect the most vulnerable from climate risks and deliver large health benefits in carbon-emitting countries by 2030.