Tag: Pacific islands

Vanuatu calls Australia to support its own UN quote to identify weather adjustment damage

Vanuatu calls Australia to support its own UN quote to identify weather adjustment damage

Pacific isles recommend brand-new Labor authorities to sustain promote worldwide courtroom of judicature to give out environment advising point of view Coming from Vanuatu regulation college to the Hague: the match to acknowledge environment injury in worldwide regulation Australia’s brand new Labor federal government has actually been actually contacted to verify its own devotion to […]

Temperature dilemma– certainly not China– is actually greatest danger to Pacific, mention previous innovators

Temperature dilemma-- certainly not China-- is actually greatest danger to Pacific, mention previous innovators

Pacific Elders Voice team points out army stress ‘generated through China and also the United States and also its own allies’ are actually additional to increasing oceans and also disastrous cyclones Expanding armed forces pressures in the Pacific in between China, the United States and also Australia carry out certainly not take care of the […]

Tuvalu minister to address Cop26 knee deep in seawater to highlight climate crisis

Foreign minister Simon Kofe hopes the speech will demonstrate the reality for countries on the frontline Tuvalu’s foreign minister has recorded a speech for the United Nations climate conference in Glasgow standing knee-deep in seawater to highlight how his low-lying Pacific Island nation is on the frontline of climate change. Images of Simon Kofe standing […]

Former PMs apologise to Pacific leaders for Australia’s apathy on climate crisis

Kevin Rudd and Malcolm Turnbull lash out at Morrison government’s ‘cynical indifference’ and assure Pacific leaders ‘a majority’ of Australians ‘are in your corner’ Former Australian prime ministers Kevin Rudd and Malcolm Turnbull, and former foreign affairs minister Bob Carr, have accused the Morrison government of “cynical indifference” and “empty rhetoric” when it comes to […]

Tropical Cyclone Ana: Fiji suffers second deadly storm in a month

Three-year-old boy among those missing in floodwaters in the country’s northern and western islands One person has died, and five, including a three-year-old boy, are still missing after Cyclone Ana pummelled Fiji on Sunday, just over a month after category 5 Cyclone Yasa tore through the country’s northern islands. Two more cyclones are already forming […]

How to talk to kids about the climate crisis

The climate crisis is a complex issue. So how do you explain it to kids? For children living on Tuvalu – who are already seeing the effects of climate change – it’s an unavoidable conversation. How do you create hope when your island will be unliveable in their lifetime? And here in Australia, how much […]