Honourable mention: Our young climate activists

Image: Naiqama Lalabalavu

While our leading political regional agency named a series of climate champions ahead of COP26 in Glasgow this year (controversially all of them men), the region’s young climate champions are honourable mentions in the Islands Business 2021 Pacific Person of the Year issue.

We recognise these activists not just for the way they represent us with heart and conviction in the international arena, but moreso for the work they are doing at home, out of the limelight.

Here are just a few young leaders working across our region, and throughout the Pacific islands diaspora, to put young people at the centre of the discussion about how to slow climate change.

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