By Maia Germano | January 2021 The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report of 1.5°C Global Warming outlines the possibility that some low-lying atolls will become uninhabitable by 2030 and submerged by 2100. Pacific Islands have contributed the least to the causes of climate change but are facing the most immediate and directContinue reading “Three years on from the IPCC 1.5ºC report, Pacific voices still leading”
Mauri! My name is Uriam Amoone and this is my story to you all. I am currently 21 years old and live in South Tarawa the most populated atoll in Kiribati. I was born and raised in South Tarawa and I have spent my whole life in Tarawa.
On August 21st Climates and 350 Pacific formalised our working relationship (‘Climateship’) by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). Our organisations have been mates for many years, collaborating on a range of projects, work and action on the climate crisis across Oceania. This partnership has been in the making since 2016 and was enabled byContinue reading “Climates and 350 Pacific sign MOU”
Arti Chetty | Pacific Climate Warriors | July 2020 We are Pacific Climate Warriors (PCW), Kulin Nation based in Melbourne, Australia. PCW are active in 18 Pacific Island nations and also in diaspora communities in Australia, New Zealand and the United States. We work closely with 350.org Pacific to fight for climate justice for ourContinue reading “Rarangaa taai aika ana roko – weave the days to come”
In June 2020 Climates raised over $3,000 to help rebuild a Women’s Centre on Pentecost Island, Vanuatu, that was flattened by Tropical Cyclone Harold in April 2020. We partnered up with the Vanuatu Climate Action Network (VCAN) and environmental services organisation Green Wave Vanuatu to help raise money to support this affected community. By helpingContinue reading “Cyclone Harold Relief Appeal”
In June 2020, Climates provided funding to 350 Pacific to support participants of their climate leadership fellowship Pacific Pawa Up 2020. The funding will provide fellows with a stipend for food and internet while they undertake the 3 month long virtual training program.
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A series of five panel discussions organised by Climates to bring fresh perspectives to the climate discussion, from reshaping the private sector to women leading change, and intergenerational equity, climate justice and faith, spirituality and values.
In 2018, the former President of Kiribati visited Sydney and Melbourne for a series of inspiring live interviews and keynote addresses, supported by climates. “For us climate change is not an event in the future. It’s an event that we’re dealing with now…our entire survival is at stake”– Anote Tong Throughout October climates provided researchContinue reading “Anote Tong Speaking Tour”
In September 2018, The Pacific Climate Warriors, a branch of 350.org Pacific, hosted a panel in Melbourne. The sessions invited young Pacific people to explore and discuss cultural identity, connection to land, and community engagement from a diaspora perspective. The day was highlighted by two main panels, both of which were recorded and broadcast byContinue reading “Rise For Pacific Pawa Talanoa”