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COP26 Glasgow Climate Pact – “We didn’t come home empty handed”

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By Opinion by Tagaloa Cooper The odds are always stacked against the Pacific region in the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)...

Pacific Island leaders bemoan weak Glasgow climate pact

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Leaders from Pacific Islands threatened by rising sea levels said they were disappointed with the Glasgow climate pact, which called for a phase down...

Fiji’s role at COP26 was necessary: PM Bainimarama

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Fijian Prime Minister, Voreqe Bainimarama says he is dumbfounded that Fiji’s role at COP26 has been a source of criticism. Speaking in parliament Monday Bainimarama...

‘Declaration of war’: Pacific islands blast COP26 pledges

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Nations most vulnerable to climate change say rich world must step up, meet goal to limit temperature rise to 1.5C. By Catherine Wilson The United Nations...

UN shipping body considers zero emissions goal, defers decision to 2023

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Countries are open to strengthening a global climate goal for shipping, but not before a planned review of the strategy in 2023. That was the...

Role of Culture and religion in influencing positive Environmental behaviours explored

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The role of traditional and cultural practices and religion in influencing positive environmental behaviours amongst Pacific Island communities was discussed during the sixth day...

Climate summit was not a vacation says Fijian PM

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Fijian Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama says the Fijian delegation at COP26 did not depart our shores for a vacation in Glasgow, Scotland, but had...

CITES Parties in the Pacific take part in training on implementation through fisheries legal...

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The waters of the Pacific Islands countries (PICs) are home to numerous aquatic species that are listed in the CITES Appendices, and which support...

Climate crisis does not play politics: Fiji President

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Fijian President Ratu Wiliame Katonivere says some Parliamentarians are blinded by political ambition to accept the threat climate change poses on communities around Fiji. Ratu...

Seas are coming for us in Kiribati

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By Akka Rimon, PhD Student, Australian National University and Anote Tong, Distinguished Global Leader-in-Residence, University of Pennsylvania Despite the progress and momentum of the COP26...

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COP26 Glasgow Climate Pact – “We didn’t come home empty handed”

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By Opinion by Tagaloa Cooper The odds are always stacked against the Pacific region in the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)...