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2021

Honourable mention: Our young climate activists

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

Tuvalu's Simon Kofe
2021

Post-COP26 at the micro level

By Kaliopate Tavola My last article on COP26 expressed the hope that the pessimism of the members of my informal talanoa group would be proven wrong by the results of

2021

Setbacks at COP26 climate talks

By Nic Maclellan On one hand, the index finger is raised. On the other, five digits are displayed. One point five. 1.5 to stay alive. In the midst of the

2021

COP26 Cop out?

Making Glasgow matter Build back better. Blah, blah, blah. Green economy. Blah, blah, blah. Net-zero by 2050. Blah, blah, blah. This is all we hear from our so-called leaders. Words

Islands Business October cover
2021

Listen to the women

The unheard voices at every COP meeting By Netani Rika Across the world, advocates press for the voices of women to be heard at COP26 in Edinburgh, Scotland. For after

Ernest Gibson
2021

Youth driving climate ambition

By Ernest Gibson For the first time since the pandemic took hold in March 2020, more than 350 young people from all regions of the world convened in a single

Cyclone WInston damage
2021

Insuring against disasters

As November nears, the thoughts of many Pacific islanders turn to preparations for the South Pacific cyclone season. Are there matches and candles, batteries and bottled water in the house?