Pacific youth centring human rights in climate change responses

Enhancing Climate Action at COP27

On the road to COP 27... Egypt's COP27 presidency vision is to move from negotiations and planning to implementation. Now is the time for action on the ground. It is therefore incumbent upon us to move rapidly towards full, timely, inclusive, and at-…

In the Pacific, climate change is happening now

With many countries exposed to sea-level rise, dramatic increases in heat, and extreme precipitation forecast, the Pacific region is already affected by the impacts of climate change. Extreme weather events, displacement, food security issues are all…

Green news: Building a common vision of climate action to achieve Nationally Determined Contributions in the Pacific

In contributing towards a collaborative vision and commitment for Pacific Small Island Developing States (PSIDS), the Pacific Community’s (SPC) Climate Change and Environmental Sustainability Programme (CCES) is committed to assist national governments…

Green News: Buildings well adapted to the local climate will be more comfortable and respectful of the environment

Buildings that are well adapted to the local climate and built with a view to environmental quality will be more comfortable and respectful of the environment but above all, energy efficient. They can help reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the Pacific…

Why we must fight climate change to restore Pacific ecosystems

Photo: East Coast, New Caledonia - credit: F. Véquaud This year, World Environment Day focuses on ecosystem restoration and marks the launch of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration.

Council of Regional Organisations in the Pacific ready to assist member governments implement the Paris Agreement

The rapid ratification of the Paris Agreement was welcomed by all Pacific nations one month ago and now as it enters into force, the Council of Regional Organisations in the Pacific stands ready to assist with the implementation. “The global momentum for…

Six Pacific islands ratify the Paris Climate Accord

The Pacific islands, amongst the most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, have displayed global leadership this weekend when the Paris Agreement opened for signing on 22 April.  Fiji, Nauru, Palau, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Samoa and…
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