‘We Are Not Drowning, We Are Fighting’: Countries Vulnerable to Climate Disaster Issue Rallying Cry

‘We Are Not Drowning, We Are Fighting’: Countries Vulnerable to Climate Disaster Issue Rallying Cry

By Sam Meredith, CNBC GLASGOW, Scotland — World leaders, campaigners and environmental activists representing people most threatened by climate change issued a defiant “warrior cry” at the COP26 summit on Monday: Do not compromise on 1.5 degrees Celsius. World leaders and delegates representing almost every country have convened in Glasgow, Scotland for U.N.-brokered climate talks, […]

On the heels of COVID, Climate Change Swings a Wrecking Ball

On the heels of COVID, Climate Change Swings a Wrecking Ball

By Sir Ronald Sanders The public health and economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has rightly focused the attention and resources of governments around the world on suppressing and containing it. The cause has been made more costly and more prolonged by those who resist inoculating themselves against a disease that has officially infected 227 […]

Address by Dr. the Hon. Ralph Gonsalves Prime Minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines at the general debate of the 75th Session of the General Assembly of the UN

Address by Dr. the Hon. Ralph Gonsalves Prime Minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines at the general debate of the 75th Session of the General Assembly of the UN

Thursday, October 1, 2020 — Statement by Prime Minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Dr. the Hon Ralph Gonsalves, at the 75th Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Saturday, September 26 2020. Click here to view speech to UNGA

Minister For Foreign Affairs and Labour of Grenada, Hon. Peter David, addresses the general debate of the 75th Session of the General Assembly of the UN

Minister For Foreign Affairs and Labour of Grenada, Hon. Peter David, addresses the general debate of the 75th Session of the General Assembly of the UN

Thursday, October 1, 2020 — Statement by the Honourable Peter David, Minister For Foreign Affairs and Labour of Grenada, to the General Assembly Debate of the 75th Session of the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, September 29, 2020. Click here to view address to UNGA. 

Minister for Foreign Affairs, International Business and Diaspora Relations of the Commonwealth of Dominica, Hon. Kenneth Darroux, addresses the general debate of the 75th Session of the General Assembly of the UN

Minister for Foreign Affairs, International Business and Diaspora Relations of the Commonwealth of Dominica, Hon. Kenneth Darroux, addresses the general debate of the 75th Session of the General Assembly of the UN

Thursday, October 1, 2020 — Statement by the Honourable Kenneth Darroux, Minister for Foreign Affairs, International Business and Diaspora Relations of the Commonwealth of Dominica, to the General Assembly Debate of the 75th Session of the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, September 29, 2020. Click here to view address to UNGA. 

Treat Climate Crisis with ‘Greatest Urgency’, Bahamas PM Tells UN Assembly

Treat Climate Crisis with ‘Greatest Urgency’, Bahamas PM Tells UN Assembly

Bahamas Prime Minister Hubert Minnis addressing the UN General Assembly. (Photo credit: UN/Loey Felipe) NEW YORK, NY, United States – Hurricane Dorian, one of the most destructive Atlantic storms ever recorded, “is a generational tragedy” for The Bahamas, Prime Minister Hubert Minnis has told the UN General Assembly. And he has urged fellow world leaders […]