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MIL-OSI Africa: Huge desert solar initiative to make Africa a renewables power-house

By   /  December 10, 2018  /  Africa, Africa - MIL OSI, Aid, AM-NC, Banking and Finance, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Culture, DJF, Economy, Education, English, Exploration, Forestry, Gas, Health, Investment, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Reportage, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, United Nations, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Africa: Huge desert solar initiative to make Africa a renewables power-house

Source: Africa Press Organisation – English (2) – Report: ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast, December 9, 2018/APO Group/ — The details of the “Desert to Power Initiative” have been outlined as part of the Paris Agreement climate change talks at COP24 in Katowice, Poland this week. Energy poverty in Africa is estimated to cost the continent 2-4 […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Nations close ranks to stop ‘big four’ oil producers watering down UN report

By   /  December 9, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Climate, Climate Change, Climate Home News, COP24, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Evening Report, Featured, Global, Global Warming, KB, Marshall Islands, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Oil industry, Oil producers, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports, UNFCCC, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Nations close ranks to stop ‘big four’ oil producers watering down UN report

By Sara Stefanini and Karl Mathiesen in Katowice, Poland In a moment of drama in Poland, countries have closed ranks against a push by oil producers to water down recognition of the UN’s report on the impacts of 1.5C warming. Four big oil and gas producers blocked the UN climate talks from welcoming the most […]

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MIL-OSI China: China’s efforts to reduce emissions gain growing recognition

By   /  December 9, 2018  /  Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, China, China State Council Information Office, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Exploration, Gas, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI 1, Open Source Intel, Peoples Republic Of China, PRC State Government, Technology, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI China: China’s efforts to reduce emissions gain growing recognition

Source: China State Council Information Office China’s efforts to reduce carbon emissions have gained growing recognition by the international community, according to Ms. Patricia Espinosa, UNFCCC Executive Secretary. She was speaking at a press conference on Saturday in Katowice, Poland, during the Conference of the Parties (COP24) to the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change. […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Australian Minister of Finance: 2GB – Friday Feedback

By   /  December 9, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Federal Government, Australian Government - Minister of Finance, Banking and Finance, Budget, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Education, Employment, English, Exploration, Health, Intelligence, Justice, KB, Labour, law, Legal, MIL OSI, Mining, NATO, New South Wales, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Politics, Trade, United States of America, Weather, West Australia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Australian Minister of Finance: 2GB – Friday Feedback

Source: Australian Government – Minister of Finance CHRIS KENNY: Well our politicians have finally left Canberra as I mentioned earlier in the program. The final sitting week of the year is over. It has been one hell of a year. There’s been by-elections. There’s been scandals. There’s been resignations. There’s been a change of Prime Minister. […]

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MIL-OSI China: China’s green finance market to maintain fast expansion

By   /  December 9, 2018  /  Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, China, China State Council Information Office, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI 1, Open Source Intel, Peoples Republic Of China, PRC State Government, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI China: China’s green finance market to maintain fast expansion

Source: China State Council Information Office U.S. financial giant JPMorgan Chase said the fast expansion of China’s green finance market would continue as the government strengthens environmental protection. Calling China’s green finance market “brand new,” Matt Arnold, global head of sustainable finance at JPMorgan Chase, said the market grew the fastest and will continue to […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: MINISTER SERUIRATU’S OPENING STATEMENT AT THE MPGCA FINANCE ROUNDTABLE

By   /  December 9, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking, Banking and Finance, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Economy, English, Fiji, Investment, KB, Melanesia, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Polynesia, Republic of Fiji, Trade, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: MINISTER SERUIRATU’S OPENING STATEMENT AT THE MPGCA FINANCE ROUNDTABLE

Source: Republic Of Fiji 12/9/2018 Distinguished panellists Ladies and Gentlemen, Bula vinaka and a very good day to you all. It is a pleasure to join you today at the opening of this very important event. I am happy to see the many different actors in the room – government representatives, investors, banks, business, and […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: COP24 addresses climate change displacement ahead of crunch migration meeting

By   /  December 9, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, English, Global Bodies, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, United Nations, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: COP24 addresses climate change displacement ahead of crunch migration meeting

Source: United Nations 3 As hundreds of decision-makers are gathering in Marrakech to agree new standards for global migration, the United Nations climate change conference ‘COP24’ is looking at concrete ways to help countries tackle large-scale displacement caused by the impacts of climate change, including water scarcity, flooding, storms and rising sea levels.  “Changing weather, […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Bushfires State Recovery Coordinator appointed

By   /  December 9, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian State Governments, Climate Change, CTF, Cyclone, Defence, DJF, English, Environment, Government of Queensland, Health, Intelligence, KB, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, NATO, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Premier and Minister for Trade, Queensland, Security, Trade, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Bushfires State Recovery Coordinator appointed

Source: Government of Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced Queensland’s bushfire recovery efforts will be coordinated by Major-General (retired) Stuart Smith. The Premier said Major General Smith will support Central Queensland communities impacted by the recent bushfires in his role as State Recovery Coordinator. “Major-General Smith is a proven leader with more than 36 years […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: COP24 addresses climate change displacement ahead of key UN migration meeting in Marrakech

By   /  December 9, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, English, Global Bodies, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, United Nations, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: COP24 addresses climate change displacement ahead of key UN migration meeting in Marrakech

Source: United Nations MIL OSI As hundreds of decision-makers are gathering in Marrakech to discuss global migration next week, the United Nations climate change conference ‘COP24’ is looking at concrete ways to help countries tackle large-scale displacement caused by the impacts of climate change, including water scarcity, flooding, storms and rising sea levels.  “Changing weather, […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: COP24 addresses climate change displacement ahead of UN migration meeting in Marrakech

By   /  December 9, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, English, Global Bodies, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, United Nations, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: COP24 addresses climate change displacement ahead of UN migration meeting in Marrakech

Source: United Nations 2 As hundreds of decision-makers are gathering in Marrakech to discuss global migration next week, the United Nations climate change conference ‘COP24’ is looking at concrete ways to help countries tackle large-scale displacement caused by the impacts of climate change, including water scarcity, flooding, storms and rising sea levels.  “Changing weather, floods […]

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