“What Does It Take” … to extract climate change action from this Government?

Yesterday the World Met. Organization released its annual ‘Statement on the Status of the Global Climate’. The report, which investigates the major climate & weather events of the past year, found 2012 to be the 27th consecutive year with above average global temperatures. Global average temperature in 2012 was 0.45⁰C warmer than the 1961-90 long-term […]

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Identity Theft – Climate change threatens Pacific Cultures

An island leader’s eloquent plea for action to save his Pacific homeland from the ravages of climate change convinced audience members of the need for regional leadership on greenhouse gas emissions, and inspired a work of art. Reverend Tafue Lusama of Tuvalu spoke about the immediacy of climate change in two sessions at Auckland’s Samoa […]

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Climate change is now – urgent action needed for Pacific

One person who won’t be impressed by the Government’s greenhouse gas emissions target announcement (so pathetic that John Key was labelled a piker by Jeanette Fitzsimons on National Radio this morning) is Reverend Tafue Lusama of Tuvalu. He speaks at 1.15pm today at Samoa House in Auckland, where he will appeal for stronger action on […]

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