Skip to main content
January 22, 2021

The chair of the Pacific Islands Forum has welcomed the re-entry of the United States to the Paris climate agreement.  With hours of his taking the oath as the 46th US President, Joe Biden issued an executive order for the US to return to the Paris Agreement.

January 22, 2021

Prompted by the urgency of the situation, 111 aquatic-science societies — representing more than 80,000 scientists from 7 continents — have issued a statement on how anthropogenic climate change is affecting marine and freshwater ecosystems, with a plea to avoid their further degradation and to s

December 21, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic took hold in the first half of 2020, the lack of human activity around the world resulted in a 9% drop in the greenhouse gas emissions at the root of climate change. Almost overnight, the Himalayas became visible from a distance for the first time in years.

December 16, 2020

On the 5th anniversary of the Paris Climate Agreement, Nature Based Solutions are emerging as essential climate mitigation and adaptation strategies. In 2015, the biodiversity agenda and the climate agenda were seen as two separate tracks.  It is now widely believed that protecting ecosystems cou