|Experts at UN conference call for action to mitigate climate-related health risks|
Experts are urging the international community to act fast to reduce climate change and its health consequences at the first-ever global conference on health and climate, which opened today at the Geneva headquarters of the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO).
|UN News Centre|
|Samoan PM calls on Canberra to do more to tackle climate change|
Samoa's prime minister has issued an impassioned plea on behalf all Pacific nations for more help to cope with climate change and he has called on Australia, to lift its focus from the federal budget and lead the way.
|ABC Radio Australia|
|U.N. Climate Chief Urges Action From Health Ministers|
Christiana Figueres, the United Nations official overseeing global climate talks, on Wednesday implored national health ministers to become advocates for reaching a strong international climate accord next year.
|Island states told to press onward|
Small Island Developing States(SIDS) have been told that there is no time to waste sitting back and wait but to focus and press forward to make their voices heard in addressing their issues in the UNSIDS conference next week.
|Solomon Star News|
|NZ academic urges SIDS to address 'blatant inequalities'|
A New Zealand academic is urging leaders of developing states in the Pacific to use a major United Nations conference in Samoa as an opportunity to address blatant inequalities in the region.
|Radio New Zealand International|
|Durable Partnerships for the Pacific|
Around 3,000 delegates from around the world, including representatives from all Forum member countries, will meet in Samoa next week to discuss global efforts to address the unique challenges faced by small island developing states.
|Tonga Daily News|
|Obama Charges Ahead on Climate Change Policy|
The president's reported plan to seek a nonbinding climate agreement to address global warming meets expectations, experts say.
|US News & World Report|
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