One year ago, I was glued to the television in my home in Fiji, watching with horror as Australia burned in last summer’s catastrophic bushfires. I’ll never forget the images of the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge wreathed in smoke, or the bravery of the people in bushfire-threatened communities as they faced down the flames.
SYDNEY, Dec 18 2020 - Tropical Cyclone Yasa struck with wind gusts up to 345 km/h overnight as it tore through Viti Levu and Vanua Levu, destroying homes and schools and forcing the evacuation of thousands of residents.
SYDNEY, Sunday 13 December 2020 - Global climate ambition is not enough and the world is still not on track to meet the Paris Agreement climate targets, delegates at this weekend’s Climate Ambition Summit have been warned - and Australia wasn’t even invited.
SYDNEY, December 11 2020 - In yet another confirmation that the global community is tiring of Australia acting as a deadweight on climate action, Prime Minister Scott Morrison has been denied a speaking position at this weekend’s United nations Climate Action Summit.
MELBOURNE, Saturday 5 December 2020 - In response to Prime Minister Scott Morrison announcing that Australia will drop the plan to use dodgy Kyoto credits to meet its Paris climate target, Greenpeace Australia Pacific spokesperson Nelli Stevenson said: