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Small Islands Lay Out Priorities Ahead of Lima

At the closing of the latest round of international climate talks in Bonn, Germany on 14 June 2014, Ambassador Marlene Moses, Chair of the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS), a group of 44 low-lying and coastal countries that are highly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, released the following statement:

“We began this session on the heels of the recent contributions of IPCC Working Group 2 for the 5th Assessment Report, which underscored the escalating threat Small Island Developing States face from climate change and the grave consequences for failing to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions responsible for the crisis immediately.

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