Pacific civil society in Fiji calls out Australia on #climate action reports @takvera #Auspol

Australian Ambassador for Climate Change Patrick Suckling is currently visiting Fiji this week to hold bilateral meetings with the Fiji Presidency in regard to the COP23 United Nations climate negotiations (which will be held in Bonn, Germany in November 2017). Fiji and other Pacific island governments are demanding that polluting nations step up action to reduce emissions. In conjunction with Suckling’s presence for bilateral talks, the Pacific Islands Climate Action Network (PICAN) released an open letter calling for Australia to take further action on emissions reduction and to stop new coal mines and coal mine expansions. Suckling was Australia’s High Commissioner to India prior to being appointed the climate ambassador […]