The Green Maritime Methanol consortium has selected nine ships for research on the application of renewable methanol as a marine fuel. New designs, newbuildings as well as existing ships of Boskalis, Van Oord, the Royal Netherlands Navy and Wagenborg Shipping were selected.
The Pacific region has the moral authority to demand global action on the climate crisis, the UN Secretary General says.
Antonio Guterres was speaking as he wrapped up his visit to Vanuatu on the final leg of his Pacific Islands tour which included stops in Tuvalu and Fiji.
A Fijian family involved in an international climate case has been told they have no right to go to court to challenge the EU's climate target.
They're among ten families from around the world suing European authorities over the inadequacy of the target.
The European General Court has dismissed the People's Climate Case, as it has been dubbed, on procedural grounds.
The families involved in the case, with the backing of German charity Protect the Planet, come from Portugal, Germany, France, Italy, Romania, Kenya and Fiji.