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4 Dec 2019 | Blog
Teruabine Anna Nuariki from Kiribati Climate Action Network is attending COP25, happening now in Madrid. Anna has delivered an incredibly powerful speech at a press conference, representing her people and the concerns of thousands who call the Pacific their home. This is blog 1 of 2 in a series on Anna's experience at COP25. See blog 2 on sea level rise and mangroves and Kiribati.
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31 Oct 2019 | Blog
“When I started learning about climate change in school, I found out how droughts, floods and increased storm activity affect the livelihoods of people all over the world. Climate change affects everyone.”
We spoke to Lachlan Brannan – a South Australian university student fighting for climate justice.
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30 Oct 2018 | Blog
Anote Tong, former President of Kiribati and renowned climate activist, recently visited the Caritas Australia Head Office in Sydney. In a powerful Facebook Live event, he made a rousing call to action for Australia to invest in more environmentally friendly and sustainable policies, and for individuals to take action.
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14 Sep 2017 | Blog | Environment Climate Justice DRR
Leaders of different faiths politicians were recently brought together to discuss the issue of climate change.
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29 Jun 2016 | Blog | Campaigns | Long-term Development
The ‘Afternoon Teas for Climate and Aid’ were held in the Reid and Kingsford Smith electorates in Sydney. At each event, six young Pacific Islanders from Tuvalu, Kiribati and western Sydney spoke passionately about how climate change was threatening the livelihoods, culture and indeed the very existence of their communities in the Pacific.
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7 Jul 2015 | Blog | Long-term Development
"It’s hard not to see the impacts of climate change being very much a reality of the lives of people on the ground." Stephanie Lalor has just returned from Kiribati.
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1 Mar 2009 | Blog | Long-term Development
Terry Russell has almost forgotten what Australia looks and smells like. He’s worked in Indonesia and East Timor between 1997-2002 and 2004-2009. He joined Caritas Australia in June 2008 after two and a half years with Trocaire (Caritas Ireland). He speaks Indonesian and recently completed a wordy thesis on the UN’s first three years in East Timor.
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Now I can bathe every day, the distance to collect water for the family has been drastically reduced.We now drink clean, safe water and diseases are no longer affecting us.”
- Thandolwayo, Zimbabwe