FIJI, like many Pacific islands, faced the threat of several challenges that made it vulnerable to climate change and natural disasters. This was highlighted by Fiji’s Speaker of Parliament Dr Jiko Luveni during the Second Eurasian Women’s Forum that was held in major convention centres and cultural venues in the historical centre of St. Petersburg, […]
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Huge Zachariae Isstrom glacier has begun to break up, starting a rapid retreat that could continue to raise sea levels for decades to come A major glacier in Greenland that holds enough water to raise global sea levels by half a metre has begun to crumble into the North Atlantic Ocean, scientists say. The huge Zachariae Isstrom […]
A conference has been held recently for experts in the mineral resource sector from the Pacific region to talk about how to prepare and mitigate the threats of climate change on natural resources. The Coordinator of Pacific Risk Tools for Resilience (PARTneR) Project under the Ministry of Climate Change, Johnny Tarry Nimau, represented Vanuatu in the […]
Six more islands have large swaths of land, and villages, washed into sea as coastline of Solomon Islands eroded and overwhelmed Headlines ‘exaggerated’ climate link to sinking of Pacific islands Five tiny Pacific islands have disappeared due to rising seas and erosion, a discovery thought to be the first scientific confirmation of the impact of […]
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The intensifying pressure on the ocean is a challenge for Pacific Islanders, so it is vital that ‘climate issues’ are prioritised. Under the topic ‘healthy oceans’ the biggest fear remains unseen as the ocean ecosystem and communities are being threatened. “Certainly, the oceans are in trouble, for many years now they’ve been looking after us,” says […]
OCTOBER 19, 2018 – By Jay Lehr, Tom Harris, Source: https://www.heartland.org/ And changed the alarmism from global cooling to global warming, and now climate change. Although his science is often seriously wrong, no one can deny that Al Gore has a flare for the dramatic. Speaking about climate change in an October 12 PBS interview, the former […]
The climate science maverick believes catastrophe is inevitable, carbon offsetting is a joke and ethical living a scam. So what would he do? By Decca Aitkenhead In 1965 executives at Shell wanted to know what the world would look like in the year 2000. They consulted a range of experts, who speculated about fusion-powered hovercrafts […]
The Pacific Islands Forum meeting in Tuvalu this week has ended in open division over climate change. Australia ensured its official communique watered down commitments to respond to climate change, gaining a hollow victory. Traditionally, communiques capture the consensus reached at the meeting. In this case, the division on display between Australia and the Pacific meant the only commitment […]
Source: RNZ Pacific leaders have declared a climate crisis in the region and are demanding an end to coal mining. The declaration was signed by several regional leaders at the Pacific Islands Development Forum in Fiji on Tuesday. The declaration expresses grave concerns about the impacts the climate crisis will have on the Pacific. In […]
The office of Nei Tabera Ni Kai (NTK), a film unit based in the town of Taborio, in the small island nation of Kiribati, is a small concrete building situated two metres above sea level, 30 metres from the lagoon on one side and 45 metres from the ocean on the other. Stacked under the […]