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Samoa PM urges world to save Pacific people from climate crisis obliteration

The world must step back from the brink of climate disaster to save the people of the Pacific from obliteration, the prime minister of Samoa has urged.

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Lagipoiva Cherelle Jackson: The climate crisis threatens to rob us not just of our living, but also of our dead

As Pacific nations face the prospect of losing entire islands, the thought of leaving behind the bones of our ancestors is unbearable.

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Lagipoiva Cherelle Jackson: In Samoa we are born into land, climate change threatens to take it away from us

The fact that Pacific nations – who are suffering the greatest impacts of the climate crisis – are also the ones who have contributed the least to global emissions, is not lost on the leaders of our humble islands.

Big earthquakes might make sea level rise worse. Here's how.

Big earthquakes might make sea level rise worse. Here's how.

The Samoan islands are sinking faster than expected due to warming alone, and a pair of huge quakes is likely to blame.
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Australia signs declaration saying climate change 'single greatest threat' to Pacific

Australia signs declaration saying climate change 'single greatest threat' to Pacific

Leaders of Pacific Forum Island countries call on United States to return to Paris agreement on climate change.

The island of Samoa is going 100% renewable - with Tesla’s help

The island of Samoa is going 100% renewable - with Tesla’s help

With a new automated software system to manage the grid, the island nation is ending the blackouts that were marring its transition to clean energy.
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