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Tuesday, November 14th, 2017


Coordinated efforts needed for food security and zero hunger

Mr da Silva

BONN, Germany – November 14: 12.40pm (Nuku’alofa Times/UNFCCC): Global food security can only be achieved through a coordinated policy approach to hunger, poverty and climate change, world leaders and experts said at today’s latest round of climate talks in Bonn.

US promotes coal at Bonn COP23 climate conference

The US side event here in Bonn promoted "cleaner fossil fuel" as the way to go

BONN, Germany – November 14: 12.28pm (Deutsche Welle): America’s sole official side event at COP23 has attempted to present fossil fuels as a solution to climate change.

Tonga presents at UNDP and IRENA events here at COP23

Mr Kakau Moe Loa Foliaki of the Energy Division of the Ministry of MEIDECC sharing the Kindom's Renewable Energy drive here at the IRENA pavilion at the COP23. Photo: NUKU'ALOFA TIMES

By ILIESA TORA (Compliments of Deutsche Welle Academy/UNFCCC) BONN, Germany – November 13: 2.40pm (Nuku’alofa Times): Tonga’s programs on Climate Resilience and Sustainability plus Renewable Energy were presented at two different side events here at the COP23 in Bonn today.

Global climate financing too small says Vanuatu’s rep

Vanuatu delegation in briefing at Bula Zone, one of the global climate conference venues in Bonn, Germany. Photo: ANITA ROBERTS

By ANITA ROBERTS BONN, Germany – November 13: 2.16pm (VANUATU DAILY POST): The global climate financing pledged under the Paris Agreement for developing nations like Vanuatu to access and cope with the consequences of climate change, which is USD100 billion per year, is too small.

Bridging Climate Ambition and Finance Gaps


BONN, Germany – November 13: 2pm (Nuku’alofa Times/UNFCCC): Finance for climate is flowing at a greater pace than ever, with vibrant and growing markets for renewable energy, electric vehicles, green buildings and climate-smart agriculture seeing aggressive growth, backed by exponential advances in innovative green financial instruments, indices and markets.