Tuvalu Paris Agreement

Our future is not for sale. I regret to inform you that Tuvalu cannot accept this document. [55] Tuvalu Prime Minister Enele Sopoaga says countries must cooperate to ensure that the United States remains in the Paris Agreement on climate change. Several Heads of State and Government in our region have repeatedly urged industrialized countries and major emitters to end fossil fuel subsidies and ban the construction of new coal-fired power plants. The Kainaki II statement refers to the notion of a “just fossil fuel transition”, which refers to a transition between coal, oil and gas and calls on G7 and G20 members to “swiftly implement” their current commitment to end inefficient fossil fuel subsidies is a positive step.