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The Pacific comes to Brighton beach

Earthyear’s special guests, Rev. Maleta Rumaroti from Kiribati and Maina Talia from Tuvalu, have been having a busy week.  They were keynote speakers at our successful conference last Saturday, where we were all moved by their stories about how life on their small, low-lying island homes is being changed by the changing climate.   194 more words

Climate Change

Compassion maybe, in 50 years – Key

Ioane Teitiota and his family, who had tried to be recognized as climate change refugees, will likely be deported to Kiribati tomorrow. A last minute appeal to Associate Immigration Minister Craig Foss has failed. 250 more words

Refugees Welcome

No such thing as a Climate Change refugee

The fact that your home country is drowning as a result of rising sea levels is no reason why you should be allowed into another country. 389 more words


Our first, & not our last, climate change refugee at NZ's barricade

In July of this year, the Supreme Court denied the application of Ioana Teitiota from Kiribati to be granted asylum in Aotearoa New Zealand as a climate change refugee. 789 more words


Will Australia’s new prime minister do better on climate change?

Australia’s controversial prime minister, Tony Abbott, has been ousted from office by his own party, the center-right Liberals. He has been replaced with Malcolm Turnbull, a former lawyer and journalist, who has promised voters a “thoroughly Liberal” government, … 498 more words

Petition to remove Peter Dutton from office

Hello readers,

I thought I would pass this petition on. It is a petition to have Immigration Minister Peter Dutton removed from office.


I felt that as I had just written about Peter Dutton and Prime Minister Tony Abbot’s idiotic comments ( 94 more words