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 […]
FIJI has been invited by the United Nations to work closely with them to shape next year’s UN Climate Summit convening on September 17 in 2019. Fiji’s global leadership on climate change and oceans was praised by the president of the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, at […]
Fiji wants countries to join its climate canoe at the latest UN climate talks. Source: https://thediplomat.com/, By Lyndal Rowlands When Fiji’s Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama assumed the presidency of the 23rd meeting of the UN’s climate change convention on November 6, he was a long way from his Pacific home. Fiji is the first Pacific Island […]
U.S. withdrawal from the Paris agreement is deeply concerning to leaders in the Pacific. By Grant Wyeth The decision by President Donald Trump to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement on Climate Change has caused much concern across the Pacific. Pacific Island states are some of the most vocal advocates for aggressive carbon reduction […]
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It was one of the South Pacific’s fiercest storms on record. Source: https://thediplomat.com/ , By Catherine Putz Cyclone Winston, which made a direct hit on the Fijian island of Koro over the weekend, was the first Category 5 cyclone to make landfall on Fijian territory in recorded history. The latest reported numbers indicate that 42 people have […]