Category : From Friends and Allies

Residents of Fiji island Kioa work to get home ‘climate ready’ (ABC Radio National feature)

Tuvaluans living on Kioa, a small island in the Pacific, have been working hard on making their home climate ready and future proof. Dozens of people from Tuvalu settled on the Fiji island after World War II, and now there are about 500 people living there, who speak Tuvaluan and practice its culture. Suzanne, who […]

Three years on from the IPCC 1.5ºC report, Pacific voices still leading

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 direct […]