Climate Change & Energy

  • Can we Create Healthy Oceans and Tackle Climate Change at the Same Time?

    24 November 2017

    “We woke up to the fact that there’s ocean change just like climate change. We need ocean action like there’s climate action.” These words rang out at international climate talks last week, spoken by Peter Thompson, the UN’s special envoy for the ocean. This is just one sign that ensuring healthy oceans is fast becoming recognised as indivisible from tackling climate change.

  • What Happens here affects us all

    17 November 2017

    Climate change doesn’t discriminate and it knows no borders. Carbon emissions in Europe are causing sea levels to rise and submerging low-lying islands thousands of kilometres away. That’s why Pacific Island Represent has taken a detour from Bonn in Germany, to Oslo in Norway, to bear witness at the historic The People vs Arctic Oil trial.

  • Four Beautiful Places Threatened by Climate Change

    16 November 2017

    People v. Arctic Oil , our court case agains the Norwegian Government, is happening right now! Although the court case is focusing on oil drilling in the Arctic, it’s so important to realise that this legal battle will make waves all around the world. Why? Because when it comes to climate change ‘what happens in the Arctic doesn’t stay in the Arctic, it affects us all.’ Here are some of the most beautiful locations that are at risk;

  • 8 Women to Watch as the World Talks Climate Change

    15 November 2017

    Women are on the front-lines of climate change, from rising seas to extreme weather. We’re also leading the charge at global climate talks and rallying people power to protect our planet.

  • No Future in Fossil Fuels - Pacific Activists Call for Action

    10 November 2017

    This morning, before the sun came up, while much of Bonn was sleeping, the Pacific Island Represent team laced up our winter shoes and headed out into the dark. We had never done anything like this before. And what we were about to see was also a first.

  • Climate Leaders: The Time has Come

    3 November 2017

    Across the Internet or in your favourite bookstore you’ll find many stories of great leadership. They focus on the character of great leaders and the decisions they made, the courage they displayed, the integrity they possessed.