Latest News for: Marshall islands


Crucial IMO talks 'last chance' for global shipping to meet Paris Agreement target

RNZ 08 Jun 2023
Dr Peter Nuttall, who works for a research team on transport decarbonisation out of the Marshall Islands, said the shipping industry needs to transition from fossil fuels to cleaner energy sources within the next 15 years ... The Pacific coalition on shipping was led by the Marshall Islands and included the Solomon Islands, Tonga, Kiribati and Tuvalu.

IWSA opens voting for “Wind Ship – the Future” poster design contest

SAFETY4SEA 08 Jun 2023
The judging jury comprises several high-level representatives from the maritime industry, political representatives and environmental leaders included her Excellency Kitlang Kabua, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade for the Republic of the Marshall Islands and Catherine Chabaud, Sailor, Journalist & EU MEP, from the political field ... ....

Shipping and climate: all hands on deck

Splash24/7 08 Jun 2023
Dr Simon Bullock writes for Splash today, with analysis from researchers at the Tyndall Centre, University of Manchester, on shipping climate targets ahead of the upcoming MEPC80 at the IMO ... Many nations – such as the USA, UK, Canada the Marshall Islands – have put forward proposals to cut emissions by around a third by 2030 ... .

Rogers High School: Sansana Sami drops bad influences, rebounds

The Spokesman-Review 07 Jun 2023
Born in the Marshall Islands, Sansana Sami had no experience with racism ... Her parents wanted Sami and her siblings to get a good education and have a better future than they had on the islands ... Sami is determined to ensure other kids won’t endure the painful procedures that she did in the Marshall Islands.

Honduran pres. to visit China for 1st time since severing Taiwan ties

Kyodo 07 Jun 2023
... island at a record-low 13 ... The 13 states that still maintain diplomatic relations with Taipei include the Vatican, the Pacific islands of Tuvalu, Nauru, Palau and the Marshall Islands, as well as Guatemala, Paraguay, Haiti and Belize in the Latin American and Caribbean regions.

EU, UAE pledge to rally support for renewable energy goals

Reuters 07 Jun 2023
At last year's COP27 U.N ... "We must bring the fossil fuel era to an end and phase out fossil fuels," the Netherlands, Chile, New Zealand and climate-vulnerable island states, including the Marshall Islands, said in a joint letter last month.Reporting by Kate Abnett; Edited by Benoit Van Overstraeten, Sharon Singleton and Barbara Lewis.

Vanuatu PM: climate change is greatest threat to regional security

RNZ 07 Jun 2023
Vanuatu Prime Minister, Ishmael Kalsakau, says Pacific security is about the security of the Pacific peoples and their way of life as identified by Forum Leaders in the Boe Declaration ... He said Vanuatu's Pacific brothers also face human security challenges caused by the nuclear testing in the Marshall Islands, Muroroa and Australia ... ....

D-Day tribute honors mid-Missouri veterans, WWII veteran attends

Columbia Missourian 07 Jun 2023
A golden Navy bell tolled outside the Boone County Courthouse as World War II veteran Felipe Regalado arrived Tuesday ... Tuesday marked the anniversary of D-Day, a pivotal invasion of Normandy, France by U.S ... From left ... He said he was stationed all over the world, including Japan, China, North and South Korea, the Marshall Islands and the Philippines ... .

Nuclear Fusion: Eternal Energy Is Eternal Damnation

GlobalResearch 07 Jun 2023
*** ... The Terror ... A few decades went by and on March 28, 1979 Three-Mile Island melted down ... Few know that “100 significant accidents happened in world’s nuclear power plants from mid-1950s to 2010.” The world’s press has given scant attention to how people were used as guinea pigs in testing sites such as the Marshall Islands ... Vijayendra ... Dr ... * ... .

Galveston marshal's ticketing in Sea Isle was 'money grab'

The Galveston Daily News 06 Jun 2023
I was not a recipient of the actions by the marshal's office Memorial Day weekend, but I would appreciate the city staff addressing what I feel is "fishing in a barrel." ... But I am furious that the marshal's office chose that ...

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The Galveston Daily News 06 Jun 2023
Marshal’s ticketing in Sea Isle was a ‘money grab’. I was not a recipient of the actions by the marshal’s office Memorial Day weekend, but I would appreciate the city staff addressing what I feel is “fishing in a barrel.” ... But I am furious that the marshal’s office chose that ...

U.S., British navy ships aid vessel harassed by Iranian boats

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 06 Jun 2023
While the Navy did not identify the vessel involved, ship-tracking data from analyzed by The Associated Press showed the Marshall Islands-flagged bulk carrier Venture erratically changed course as it traveled through the strait at the time of the incident.

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