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SUNS # 8987 Tuesday 1 October 2019

Trade : US expected to win against Indian subsidies for export-promotion   (D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva) (PRIV)
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The United States is expected to win a trade dispute against India at the World Trade Organization, after a dispute settlement panel is understood to have upheld Washington's complaint that India's subsidies programs for export promotion are inconsistent with the provisions of the Subsidies and Countervailing Measures (SCM) Agreement, said several persons familiar with the ruling.

Climate : New IPCC report warns of ocean warming and dire impacts   (Indrajit Bose, Monaco) (PRIV)
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The "Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate" by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) which was adopted by member states on Tuesday, 24 September 2019, in Monaco, has issued dire warnings from the warming of the oceans and the widespread shrinking of the cryosphere.

Climate : Oceans in crisis as they absorb the brunt of climate change   (IPS, Nairobi) (PRIV)
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Warnings of strong winds, high waves and reduced visibility along the East African coastline are increasingly common.

Africa : Investments to cushion countries against climate shocks not enough   (IPS, New York) (PRIV)
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African Development Bank (AfDB) President Akinwumi Adesina  unveiled millions of dollars of new pledges at the United Nations last week amid growing fears of climate change ravaging the continent and derailing anti-poverty targets.

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