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Keep commitment to transition to low-carbon economy, urges UN climate change office
The United Nations (UN) climate change secretariat has added its voice to concerns being raised about a proposal made by China's Jiuquan Iron and Steel Company (JISCO) for the construction of a coal-fired plant in St Elizabeth.
Jamaica Gleaner
 
Coal Executive Says His Industry Must Confront Climate Change
Richard Reavey says climate denial is eerily parallel to the tobacco industry’s old tactics, which hurt that business long-term
ClimateWire
 
UN aviation emissions pact could let states opt out of first phase
A new global deal on curbing aviation emissions will likely give states the right to opt out of its initial voluntary phases, according to sources familiar with the matter, in a concession to developing countries such as aviation powerhouses China and India.
Reuters
 
Push for climate accord
THE ratification of the Paris Agreement and prioritising the implementation of key obligations under the agreement are two objectives that Pacific countries must continue to push for within the region and internationally.
Fiji Times
 
Obama expands Hawaii marine reserve in final push on climate
U.S. President Barack Obama will dramatically expand the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument off the coast of Hawaii on Friday, the White House said, an action that will ban commercial fishing from more than 582,500 sq miles (1.5 million sq km) of the Pacific Ocean.
Reuters
 
Tonga ratifies the Paris Agreement on Climate Change
Hon. Sovaleni said that government would deposit Tonga’s instrument of ratification of the agreement on 21 September.
Matangi Tonga Online
 
Panamá ratifica el Acuerdo de París contra cambio climático
La Asamblea Nacional (AN, parlamento) de Panamá aprobó hoy en tercer y último debate el proyecto de ley por que ratifica el Acuerdo de París, el primer pacto global contra el cambio climático.
EFE
 
 
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