Our Pacific islands have pledged to decarbonise their power sector through their Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) commitments under the Paris Agreement demonstrating their true leadership qualities in this climate change fight for survival. Register for our Webinar to learn about our glo
We depend on biodiversity and healthy ecosystems for our health and survival. Biodiversity, and the complexity of our landscapes and seascapes, is integral to social and ecological resilience, including the resilience of ecosystem functions and the services that they sustain.
Despite this situation, the Pacific countries’ efforts on the sustainable development of the tourism sector from the environment point of view should not be undermined.
Even in the face of COVID-19, climate change remains the single greatest threat to Pacific livelihoods. While the temporary slowing of emissions of greenhouse gases is a silver lining at least for local air quality from the COVID-19 pandemic, the planet is still breaking climate change records.
Recent events in the Pacific Region such as the epidemic measles outbreak in Samoa, the COVID-19 pandemic, and the disastrous Tropical Cyclone Harold which hit four Pacific islands, prompted our region to look beyond business as usual.
As we emerge from the pandemic it is absolutely crucial, that sustainability is central to rebuilding our economies as we strive to prosper once again.