Tuvalu immigrant, Kelesoma Saloa, shares the devastating story of why he had to leave his home country because of climate change for the sake of his children and their future
Tag: global warming
How to move a country: Fiji’s radical plan to escape rising sea levels
The government of Fiji makes a daunting plan to move communities in villages that have been gravely affected by the harsh impacts of the climate crisis even though many are hesitant to leave their homes
In 1991, tiny Vanuatu already nailed the climate conversation
More than 30 years since Vanuatu raised the question “Who should pay for climate catastrophe?”, the issue of irreversible “loss and damage” from the climate crisis is set to be one of the central issues at COP27
Fiji’s iconic flower Tagimoucia could be at risk due to global warming – Narayan
Fiji’s rare flower, the Tagimoucia, could be at risk in the near future if threats posed by global warming are not addressed, says FNU’s Master’s student
Call for urgent global reduction of fossil fuel use as Pacific dissects IPCC Working Group III report
Pacific reiterates the call for all countries to reduce fossil fuel use and achieve long-term emissions reduction targets as Pacific dissects the IPCC Working Group III report
Raising the bar to keep temperatures and sea levels low across the Pacific
The recent IPCC report finds that limiting global warming to 1.5°C is only possible if global leaders commit to taking immediate and strong action, writes Prof Mark Howden and Ofa Ma’asi-Kaisamy
IPCC report: A last chance for climate action for a Pacific in peril
Climate impacts seen and experienced across Pacific Island likely to worsen after the latest IPCC report warns the world could surpass 1.5 degrees of warming in the next two decades
Who will pay for the damage caused by climate change?
Talking about who is responsible for climate change is a fraught debate – even more so when it comes to who ought to pay for the damage it causes.
The IPCC report and the climate crisis in the Pacific
Changes in the environment are already and will continue to be the single greatest threat to the security and well-being of Pacific people: IPCC Regional Factsheet for Small Islands
USP research finds seagrass can help reduce global warming
Growing seagrass is an efficient way to reabsorbing carbon. It stores 55% of the atmospheric carbon to mitigate climate change.