Pillar 4: Climate and environment

Leaving nothing to chance: Sustaining Pacific development beyond 2024

ANNA NAUPA AND TESS NEWTON CAIN Download PDF Introduction The value proposition of Pacific regionalism in an increasingly dynamic geopolitical… Read More

Climate politics in Oceania: Renewing Australia-Pacific relations in a warming world

SUSAN HARRIS RIMMER, CAITLIN BYRNE AND WESLEY MORGAN In recent years, Australia’s global climate policy leadership has faced severe challenges,… Read More

A call to collective action

SPEECH BY DAME MEG TAYLOR | Gathering on this land, we acknowledge the Yugara and Turrbal peoples, the traditional custodians. We sincerely respect their… Read More

Exploring determinants of green finance in small island economies—case of Fiji

LATU SERA KAUKILAKEBA AND TARLOK SINGH | “Financial policymakers and regulators may not necessarily be involved in the… Read More

The undiscussed impact of climate change in Tuvalu

TERESA LIFUKA-DRECALA  |  Tuvalu is the fourth smallest nation in the world and one of the most affected by the impacts of climate change. Read More

Six reasons 2023 could be a very good year for climate action

WESLEY MORGAN |   Many people think of the annual UN climate talks as talkfests which achieve only incremental change, at best. Activist Greta… Read More

Climate conversations and disconnected discourses

MELODIE RUWET | Pacific island leaders have declared climate change to be their most pressing security threat.  Meanwhile, the increased presence of China… Read More

COP26: Pacific participation and responses

TESS NEWTON CAIN AND REBEKAH GENTNER | With the benefit of a little distance and perspective, we can look back at the Glasgow… Read More

Reconsidering Australia’s interests after Glasgow

WESLEY MORGAN | Australia’s approach to international relations is defined by support for a rules-based global order. After Glasgow, it’s time to reconsider… Read More

Good COP, bad COP: Climate wins and losses from Glasgow

LESLEY HUGHES AND WESLEY MORGAN | COP26 has finished and the question on everyone’s minds is: “was it a success or a failure?”… Read More


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