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Need for climate change financing in SIDS highlighted at CHOGM 2018

DPI, GUYANA, Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - Jamaica's Prime Minister Andrew Holness, this morning used the international platform of the 2018 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) to reinforce the need for financing for Small Island and Developing States (SIDS) given the existential threats climate change poses for these countries.

Water Wars? Experts Urge Rethinking Our Relationship with Water

“Water is Life” was the slogan behind one of the most important mobilizations involving water in 2016 where Native American tribes, calling themselves "water protectors," fought against the construction of the Dakota Access pipeline in fear of it contaminating their main water source, as well as it destroying their sacred lands.

Renewables Now Create More Electricity Jobs Than Fossil Fuels

The U.S. Department of Energy found that in 2016 solar and wind industries created more electricity generating jobs than coal, oil, and gas combined, despite the fact that renewables still only account for a small fraction of total electricity production.
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