Latest News for: Tuvalu energy


Pacific call for global ban on deep sea mining

RNZ 26 Mar 2021
Tuvalu's former prime minister, Enele Sopoaga who attended the online launch, said countries inviting seabed exploration were opening up a huge range of problems for ocean health. "Soon they will be coming to Tuvalu, especially the vulnerable economies looking for the extra dollar ... This is not on as long as I am in the parliament of Tuvalu.

Leaders to UN: If coronavirus doesn’t kill us, climate change will

Indian Express 27 Sep 2020
The prime minister of Tuvalu, Kausea Natano, delivered his U.N ... While Tuvalu is free of the coronavirus, the pandemic struck as the island nation was recovering from a pair of tropical cyclones — storms that scientists say are likely to become wetter as the planet warms. Tuvalu’s highest point is just a few meters (yards) above sea level.

Why restoring nature is so important to limiting climate change

Vox 06 Nov 2019
Many less-developed countries are also counting on cheap energy from fossil fuels to grow their economies and are reluctant to commit to caps on greenhouse gases ... renewable energy ... Projects funded through the GCF include renewable energy microgrids in Mali and seawalls in Tuvalu .

Coal exports for steelmaking claim wrong

This is Money 16 Aug 2019
According to the June 2019 Resources and Energy Quarterly report from the Australian Department of Industry, Innovation and Science, Australia is forecast to export an estimated 188 million tonnes of metallurgical coal and 210 million tonnes of thermal coal in 2019-20 ... 'Resources and Energy Quarterly June 2019' ... 'Global energy and CO2 status report.

Fiji urges Australia to shift to renewable energy

Deutsche Welle 12 Aug 2019
Fiji has told Australia its refusal to shift from coal to renewable energy sources amounts to an "existential threat" to Pacific islands. Neighboring low-lying Tuvalu is about to host an 18-nation regional forum ... .

Australian coal use an 'existential threat' to islands: Fiji PM

This is Money 12 Aug 2019
"I appeal to Australia to do everything possible to achieve a rapid transition from coal to energy sources that do not contribute to climate change," he told a function in Tuvalu, which will this week hold the annual Pacific Islands Forum.

Australia to step up challenge to China in Pacific with new investment

This is Money 13 Jun 2019
The Australian investment will be channelled into telecommunications, energy, transport and water projects. The funding commitments will come just before Morrison travels to the island of Tuvalu for the annual Pacific Islands Forum in August. Tuvalu is one of six Pacific islands to ...
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