Suspension of COP25 highlights injustice says Pacific NGOs

The Chilean Government has announced the suspension of the UN Climate Summit (COP25), scheduled to take place in Santiago this December, due to the social demonstrations protesting rising costs, debt and inequality, and marred by heavy-handed arrests from state forces in the past weeks. 350.org Pacific Regional Managing Director, Fenton Lutunatabua issued the following statement: […]

Carbon Sink With A Blink!

Climate Change has brought to our islands in the Pacific new challenges. Some of our islands have lost their waterfronts – the beaches have extended far inland, with mangroves and plants that once marked the water-marks now a part of history. Others in our Pacific are experiencing the continuing levels of sea rise – some […]

Management of meteorological data crucial for Samoa in building resilience to extreme events

The Samoa Meteorology office is undergoing training on better managing of meteorological data gathered by experts since 1890.  It is these information that Meteorological Office Chief Executive Officer Mulipola Ausetalia Titimaea says will be critical to efforts by Samoa in resilience to extreme events. “We are the only country in the Pacific with more than […]