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Affordable insurance for climate vulnerability: Fiji Economy Minister

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Vulnerable communities will now be able to access affordable climate and disaster risk insurance following the launch of Fiji’s first-ever Parametric Microinsurance Product. For $2...

Pacific islands call for zero carbon shipping by 2050, citing IPCC report

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Three climate vulnerable Pacific nations have asked the world’s governments to agree to aim to make international shipping emissions-free by 2050. In a proposal to...

Internews EJN offers small grant for climate change and environment reporting to Pacific media

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Internews and Earth Journalism Network (EJN) is collaborating with Media Associations in the Pacific identify at least 5 journalists or freelancers to be commissioned...

As rising seas claim coastal communities, Pacific Islands seek more support at Glasgow climate...

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By Sanjeshni Kumar While holding out hope, Pacific Islanders have no choice but to endure the impacts of climate change. Although they have done little...

Climate change expected to devastate Micronesian islands, leaders talk fight and adaptation

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A sign of the times -- the United Nations releasing a watershed climate report warning of more devastating environmental consequences if major action isn’t...

Come with commitments to COP26: Forum Chair Frank Bainimarama statement on IPCC report

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The findings of the IPCC’s sixth report represent a clear condemnation of humanity’s reckless abuse of the planet and a dire warning about the...

Race is on to limit extreme weather impact on most vulnerable: Guterres

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As the global aid community marked World Humanitarian Day on Thursday, UN chief António Guterres paid tribute to all those who help people in...

Irreversible human-caused climate crisis threatens Pacific Island nations

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Humans are responsible for the rise in the earth’s global temperature and it won’t stop rising unless immediate action is taken — UN panel...

Human ‘damage’ on the front-line of the climate crisis

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The damage to people and livelihoods caused by climate change is happening at a scale that “people on the front lines cannot manage”, according...

Hawaiians look to tradition to cope with Climate change

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Hawaii faces a range of environmental problems caused by global warming, impacts worsened by practices that critics say have ignored the local ecology. They say...

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French President Macron says priority is return to calm amid unrest in New Caledonia,...

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President Emmanuel Macron arrived Thursday in riot-hit New Caledonia, having crossed the globe by plane in a high-profile show of support for the Pacific...

Fiji’s three-speed economy

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By Kishti Sen & Tom Kenny, International Economist & Senior International Economist, ANZ Fiji’s swift rebound from the pandemic-induced downturn has been impressive. The economy...

Law of the sea ruling is an ‘important milestone’ for climate and ocean action:...

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The Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF) strongly supports the new advisory opinion published by the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, which...