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Renewed Pressure On Australia From Pacific Islanders For Climate Action

Australia can’t bury its head in the sand while its Pacific Island neighbours are already living the impacts of climate damage.


Sea-level rise has claimed five whole islands in the Pacific: first scientific evidence

Sea-level rise, erosion and coastal flooding are some of the greatest challenges facing humanity from climate change.


Journey to Kiribati: Women visit island nation to learn about climate change

When these women were invited to the tiny island nation of Kiribati, they knew that they would be heading to the frontline of the battle against climate change


Fiji's Cyclone Winston: The vicious bite of climate change?

Weather patterns continue each year to change from their historical norms. Scientists are recording events of greater and greater intensity; records are being broken and the evidence of the effect humans are having on the climate of the world is mounting.


Higher water temperatures could be making your fish unsafe to eat

Scientists explore the impact of global warming on the rise of an obscure tropical disease that could potentially harm humans that consume infected fish.


Tensions rise over Pacific Island climate talks: Leaders fail to reach an agreement on climate action

"We expect them as bigger brothers, not bad brothers, to support us on this one because our future depends on it” –Kiribati President Anote Tong


[Paris 2015] A Question of Survival: New Oxfam report urges climate action ahead of Paris

“Australia and New Zealand must heed the Pacific’s calls for stronger action on climate change”


Global moratorium on coal: Will Australia get left behind?

Leaders urged to ban coal to save island nations