Tuvalu's Minister for Transport, Energy and Tourism, Nielu Mesake, said he was "very disappointed" to have "a strategy that falls short of what we need" ... He said Tuvalu was confident in the shipping industry's ability to change.
Taiwan collaborates with Tuvalu in a range of fields, including agriculture, education, energy, telecommunications and climate, she said ... Taiwan has been a faithful friend of Tuvalu since the latter’s independence from the UK in 1979 and Taipei’s partnership has been profoundly valuable to Tuvalu’s economic growth, he said.
Tuvalu minister lands today ... Tuvalu is an important Pacific ally of Taiwan, and the two countries have developed close partnerships in the areas of information technology, agriculture, fisheries, clean energy and public health, it added. Tuvalu established diplomatic relations with Taiwan in 1979.
Tuvalu's Minister for Climate ChangeSeve Paeniu said the report is "confirmation" for what Pacific nations and countries have been calling for ... Both countries have set a goal of using 100 percent renewable energy by 2030. Paeniu said Tuvalu - a low lying nation - was on the frontline of climate change.
The InternationalEnergyAgency (IEA) has shown that ending the expansion of all fossil fuel production is an urgent first step towards limiting warming to 1.5C ... Countries cannot continue to justify new fossil fuel projects on the grounds of development, or the energy crisis ... Seve Paeniu is the minister of finance for Tuvalu.