WILMER JOEL Students at the College of the Marshall Islands were involved in a climate change workshop last Wednesday on the college campus. The students were introduced to the roles of the Tile Til Eo (light the way) coordination mechanism, which has three groups that are working toward meeting the goals of the Climate Strategy […]
The Marshall Islands delegation to the global climate summit COP27 in Egypt this past week released the “RMI Statement of Intent on Adaptation” — which underscores the emerging climate reality that in the lifetime of today’s elementary age population, much of the Marshall Islands may become uninhabitable. Marshall Islands delegates to COP27 are telling the […]
This week’s global climate summit in Egypt must be more than a public relations exercise, Marshall Islands Climate Envoy Tina Stege told Sky News in an interview over the weekend. Climate is “very much front and center for us,” Stege said. “It’s an existential issue. We don’t accept a future in which we have no […]
Rising sea levels are projected to endanger 40 percent of existing buildings in the capital, Majuro, with 96 percent of the downtown area at risk of frequent flooding induced by climate change, according to a new World Bank study. Jointly produced by the government of the Republic of Marshall Islands and the World Bank, Adapting […]
RMI’s Climate Change Directorate team are ready to begin work at their new office located at office that was formerly used by Nitijela Members next to Uliga Protestant Church. The office coordinates Marshall Islands government climate policy and activities.
Palau received close to half a million dollars earlier this month from an investment fund established 10 years ago to support conservation work in US-affiliated islands. The Micronesian Challenge Endowment Fund will also be available to support protected areas in the Marshall Islands and Federated States of Micronesia once these nations adopt required legislation and […]