Latest News for: Marshall islands


Countries promise clean energy boost at COP28 to push out fossil fuels

Asahi News 03 Dec 2023
DUBAI--Governments launched new initiatives on Saturday to bolster clean energy and to wean themselves off fossil fuels at the U.N ... climate summit decision, to make it a global goal ... The pledge can't greenwash countries that are simultaneously expanding fossil fuel production," said Tina Stege, Climate Envoy for the Marshall Islands ... NUCLEAR NUDGE ... .

Exclusive: U.S., allies pressure Liberia, Marshall Islands, Panama over Russia oil sanctions

Reuters 02 Dec 2023
WASHINGTON, Dec 1 (Reuters) - The U.S., EU and UK are pressuring Liberia, the Marshall Islands and Panama to increase oversight of ships carrying their flags to ensure they do not transport Russian oil sold above the price cap, a source who has seen the communications to the countries said on Friday.

The United States demands that 3 countries ban tankers carrying Russian oil from sailing under ...

The Eastern Herald 02 Dec 2023
Panama, the Marshall Islands and Liberia have allowed some of these tankers to fly their flags, analysts said, reported Reuters ... About 40 percent of the roughly 535 tankers in the dark fleet are owned by companies registered in the Marshall Islands, according to data analytics firm Lloyd’s List Intelligence.

Town managers: N.C. 213 project will not interconnect sewer service in Marshall, Mars Hill

Citizen Times 02 Dec 2023
RALEIGH - Soon after Matt Wechtel was voted the Madison County Board of Commissioners chair, Wechtel outlined to The News-Record & Sentinel a list of goals for his tenure, and at the top of which was a water and sewer infrastructure project the county hopes will link Marshall to Mars Hill via the N.C.

West takes new step to tighten Russian oil sanctions – Reuters

Russia Today 02 Dec 2023
Western states are pressuring Liberia, the Marshall Islands, and Panama to boost checks of ships sailing under their flags to ensure they are not used to help Russia bypass sanctions, Reuters reported on Friday, citing sources familiar with the matter ... READ MORE. US vows to halve Russia’s energy revenues by 2030 ... .

US VP Harris Announces $3 Billion Pledge to Green Climate Fund

Voa News 02 Dec 2023
Reuters news service reported that former Marshall Islands President Hilda Heine resigned in a letter to the COP28’s president, al-Jaber, saying reports alleging the UAE planned to use the conference to discuss possible fossil fuel and other commercial deals were "deeply ...

117 countries agree to triple renewable energy, push out fossil fuels

RTE 02 Dec 2023
Some 117 governments pledged to triple the world's renewable energy capacity by 2030 at the UN's COP28 climate summit, as a route to cut the share of fossil fuels in the world's energy production ... The pledge can't greenwash countries that are simultaneously expanding fossil fuel production," said Tina Stege, Climate Envoy for the Marshall Islands ... .

COP28: 117 countries agree to triple renewable energy

CyprusMail 02 Dec 2023
By Kate Abnett, Valerie Volcovici and David Stanway ... Backers on Saturday included Brazil, Nigeria, Australia, Japan, Canada, Chile and Barbados ... “It is only half the solution. The pledge can’t greenwash countries that are simultaneously expanding fossil fuel production,” said Tina Stege, Climate Envoy for the Marshall Islands ... ....

Ex-Marshall Islands President Resigns From Climate Summit Post Over Oil Scandal

Huffington Post 01 Dec 2023
Hilda Heine said allegations of backdoor fossil fuel deal-making "undermine the integrity" of the international climate talks ... .

IMO Piracy Report: Nine ships attacked during October

SAFETY4SEA 01 Dec 2023
Th International Maritime Organization (IMO) has published its Monthly Piracy Report for the month of October ... #1 In territorial waters Dimitris A, Bulk carrier, Cyprus. The incident ... Nothing was. stolen and the crew was not injured ... TRF Horten, Marshall Islands ... Merchia, Bulk carrier, Marshall Islands ... Fairchem Edge, Product tanker, Marshall Islands ... ....

'It's tragic': Palau's Whipps Jr slams NZ govt's oil and gas exploration plans

RNZ 01 Dec 2023
"What a backward position that an island that is part of the Pacific Island Forum that should understand the challenges that we're facing," Whipps Jr said ... "We rely on New Zealand to stand up strong with the island countries" ... "We have Marshall Islands, Tuvalu, Kiribati, all their islands are less than two metres above water.

War in Ukraine is destroying heritage

The Times/The Sunday Times 01 Dec 2023
A paper published in the journal Antiquity says that thousands of sites, including some which were unrecorded, have been damaged by the conduct of the war ... Related articles ... Jack Clover. , Khortytsia Island, Zaporizhzhia. Rebuilding Ukraine will need ‘new Marshall Plan’ ... POLITICS ... .

COP28 advisory board member resigns over reports of UAE fossil fuel dealmaking

Deccan Herald 01 Dec 2023
A member of the main advisory board of the COP28 climate summit resigned on Friday over ...