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MIL-Evening Report: Torres Strait Islanders in UN challenge over Australian climate ‘rights abuses’

By   /  May 27, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Australia, Climate, Climate Action, Climate catastrophe, Climate human rights, Climate Law, Climate laws, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Indigenous, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Islands Forum, Pacific news, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Political lawsuits, Politics, Reportage, Sustainability, Torres Strait  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Torres Strait Islanders in UN challenge over Australian climate ‘rights abuses’

By Kristen Lyons of the University of Queensland Climate change threatens Australia in many different ways, and can devastate rural and urban communities alike. For Torres Strait Islanders, it is a crisis that is washing away their homes, infrastructure and even cemeteries. The failure to take action on this crisis has led a group of […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Big week for climate action rallies and democracy – pro-coal in Australia

By   /  May 25, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Climate, Climate Action, Climate Protest, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Evening Report, Featured, Global, Human Rights, KB, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific news, Pacific Region, Politics, Reportage, Strike 4 climate, Students  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Big week for climate action rallies and democracy – pro-coal in Australia

By Megan Darby of Climate Home News It has been a big week for democracy, starting with a pro-coal verdict in Australia and ending with Europeans going to the polls. Environmentalists despaired as Australian Labor lost another battle in the “climate wars”, punished in coal country for refusing to subsidise new mining infrastructure. On the […]

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MIL-Evening Report: UN chief calls for immediate climate action to ‘save Pacific – and world’

By   /  May 21, 2019  /  AFP, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Carbon neutrality, Climate, Climate Action, Climate crisis, Climate emergency, CTF, Decolonisation, DJF, English, Environment, Evening Report, Featured, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific news, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Reportage, Sky News, Vanuatu, West Papua  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: UN chief calls for immediate climate action to ‘save Pacific – and world’

COMMENTARY: By Dan McGarry in Port Vila Vanuatu and other Pacific nations can teach a lesson to the world, says UN Secretary-General António Guterres. “That lesson is very simple. We absolutely need to save the Pacific, and to save the world, that the temperatures will not rise above 1.5 degrees Celsius by the end of […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Guterres praises Fiji over leadership in global battle against climate change

By   /  May 16, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Climate, Climate Action, Climate adaptation, Climate Change, Climate crisis, Climate human rights, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Evening Report, Featured, Fiji, Human Rights, Indigenous, KB, MIL OSI, Multimedia, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific climate, Pacific news, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Politics, Reportage, RNZ Pacific, UN, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Guterres praises Fiji over leadership in global battle against climate change

By RNZ Pacific The UN Secretary General António Guterres has praised Fiji as a strong committed partner in peacekeeping and for taking a leading role in the battle against climate change. Guterres was speaking after formal talks with Fijian Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama today. Guterres said it needec to be recognised the battle was not […]

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MIL-Evening Report: UN Security-General tells youth be ‘noisy as possible’ on climate change

By   /  May 13, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Climate, Climate Action, Climate Change, CTF, Disasters, DJF, English, Environment, Evening Report, Fiji, Global Warming, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific news, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Politics, Reportage, Sustainability, UN, United Nations, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: UN Security-General tells youth be ‘noisy as possible’ on climate change

By Michael Andrew Older generations are failing to address climate change and they need the world’s youth to lead the way, says United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres. Speaking at Auckland University of Technology’s southern campus in Manukau today as part of a two-day tour of New Zealand and the Pacific, Guterres said governments have not […]

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MIL-Evening Report: NZ’s ‘toothless’ Zero Carbon Bill has no bite, says Greenpeace chief

By   /  May 10, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Climate, Climate Action, Climate Change, Climate change summit, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Evening Report, Featured, Greenpeace NZ, KB, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific news, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Reportage, RNZ Pacific, Samoa, Zero Carbon Bill  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: NZ’s ‘toothless’ Zero Carbon Bill has no bite, says Greenpeace chief

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk New Zealand’s Zero Carbon Amendment Bill has no ability to enforce its climate change targets, warns Greenpeace Aotearoa’s chief, a former co-leader of the Green Party. The bill, released on Wednesday, aims to outline a framework for New Zealand to develop climate change policies that contribute to the effort under the […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Britain, home of industrial revolution, plans ‘net-zero’ climate change

By   /  May 4, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Climate, Climate Action, Climate change activism, Climate laws, coal-mining, CTF, DJF, Emissions, English, Environment, Evening Report, Extinction Rebellion, Global, Human Rights, Justice, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Opinion, Pacific, Pacific news, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Politics, Reportage, Zero emissions  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Britain, home of industrial revolution, plans ‘net-zero’ climate change

ANALYSIS: By Megan Darby in London A world-leading climate action plan or a betrayal of future generations? The UK’s net zero emissions plan certainly sorted the technocrats from the activists. In a 277-page report, the Committee on Climate Change set out how Britain could stop changing the climate by 2050, calling for legislation to make […]

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