Climate-vulnerable countries call for help forcing high emitters to act

2021-11-23T13:07:58+08:0018 Nov 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

by Fiona Harvey | November 18, 2021 | Published by The Guardian | READ THE STORY HERE Those most at risk warn countries such as Australia they will lose out economically if they do not raise targets. Some of the countries most vulnerable to climate breakdown have called on the UN and the UK and other [...]

COP26: Poets, climate resistance light up Glasgow with call for urgent action

2021-11-23T12:44:37+08:0014 Nov 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

November 14, 2021 | Published by BusinessMirror | READ THE STORY HERE With high visibility in Glasgow, Scotland, light projections and street hubs today feature verse and pleas by poets and activists from Indonesia, Costa Rica, Mexico, Tanzania, and the Philippines. “We take great pride in helping foment a global poetry rebellion instigated by poets and [...]

Climate-vulnerable nations demand more financial support in COP26 draft deal

2021-11-23T13:24:46+08:0011 Nov 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , |

by Megan Rowling | November 11, 2021 | Published by Reuters | READ THE STORY HERE GLASGOW, Nov 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Vulnerable countries at the COP26 climate talks urged stronger commitments on finance to help them adapt to climate change impacts and repair the damage they are suffering, in response to an early draft [...]

Vulnerable nations call for climate ’emergency pact’ at Glasgow summit

2021-11-23T13:17:07+08:0002 Nov 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , |

by Zack Budryk | November 2, 2021 | Published by The Hill | READ THE STORY HERE Representatives of vulnerable nations and communities called for a climate “emergency pact” at the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow, Scotland. At the Tuesday session, representatives of the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) called for a series of steps from [...]

Philippines urges rich countries to deliver climate finance pledged to vulnerable nations

2021-11-06T11:25:05+08:0028 Oct 2021|Tags: , , , , , , |

by Gaea Katreena Cabico | October 28, 2021 | Published by Philstar.com | READ THE STORY HERE MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines is calling on wealthy nations to make good on their commitment to provide financing to developing countries to help them bolster their defenses against climate change. In a speech delivered at the Asian Infrastructure Investment [...]

Climate Vulnerable Forum launch Global Parliamentary Group

2021-11-06T11:31:49+08:0026 Oct 2021|Tags: , , , , |

October 26, 2021 | Published by the Climate Vulnerable Forum | READ THE STORY HERE Climate vulnerable nations launch historic parliamentarians’ group to further climate action just days ahead of Glasgow COP The dedicated initiative will enable South-South cooperation to build on the work of the CVF and V20 Former UNSG believes that “parliamentarians of [...]

IMF urged to create new trust to bolster work on climate resilience

2021-10-05T16:39:52+08:0004 Oct 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

by Andrea Shalal, editing by Aurora Ellis | October 4, 2021 | Published by Reuters | READ THE STORY HERE WASHINGTON, Oct 4 (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) should create a new instrument that lets richer countries channel their newly created IMF reserves to help a broader set of countries tackle the COVID-19 pandemic [...]

Finance ministers of world’s most climate-vulnerable economies establish insurance facility with UN Environment Programme to protect MSMEs

2021-07-21T11:46:32+08:0019 Jul 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Reposted from the UNEP FI Principles for Sustainable Insurance (PSI) Initiative website. UNEP’s Principles for Sustainable Insurance Initiative to host V20 Sustainable Insurance Facility with initial funding from the German government 19 July 2021—As climate change worsens extreme weather events across the globe, the Vulnerable Twenty Group of Ministers of Finance (V20)—comprising 48 climate-vulnerable economies with [...]

Climate change is a human rights crisis, says UN reso

2021-07-21T10:40:16+08:0019 Jul 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

by Recto Mercene | July 19, 2021 | Published by BusinessMirror | READ THE STORY HERE If highly developed economies are not spared from the effects of climate change—as seen in recent floods that killed over 160 people in Europe and the wildfires in California—vulnerable countries should be even more aggressive in demanding the speedy adoption [...]

Climate change: the financial fight

2021-07-14T15:44:40+08:0009 Jul 2021|Tags: , , , , , , |

BBC News' Business Daily program coverage of the Vulnerable 20 (V20) Group of Finance Ministers' Climate Vulnerable's Finance Summit, featuring an interview with Speaker of the Parliament and Former President of the Maldives Mohamed Nasheed, aired last July 9, 2021. Reposted from the BBC website. Listen to the full program here.