Global Outlook

Curated expert opinion on intractable contemporary issues

One of NZ’s Most Contentious Climate Cases is Moving Forward. And the World is Watching

By Vernon Rive  |  14 February, 2024

The Supreme Court of New Zealand has delivered a landmark decision on a case against a group of New Zealand’s largest corporate greenhouse gas (GHG) emitters.

Five Conflicts to Keep an Eye On in 2024

By Tobias Ide  |  15 January, 2024

In 2024, five conflicts have potentially far-reaching consequences and international attention could be crucial in making a difference for those affected.

‘We Don’t Know What Tomorrow Will Bring’: How Climate Change is Affecting Fijians’ Mental Health

By Amy Lykins and Suzanne Cosh  |  11 January, 2024

The consequences of climate change also pose significant risks to the mental health and wellbeing of the people living in the most affected countries, says a recent study with rural Fijians.

COP28 – Massive Disappointments, Slight Glimmers of Hope

By Volker Boege  |  03 January, 2024

While many expectations were not met at COP28 and Pacific delegates expressed deep disappointment, there were minor bright spots.

The Way We Were

By Nassrine Azimi  |  02 January, 2024

From Jewish school days in Tehran, to a wish and a prayer from Hiroshima.

COP28 Offers Too Little of an “Oasis" for AOSIS in a Desert of Climate Justice

By James Bhagwan  |  20 December, 2023

What does the “Dubai Consensus” actually mean for Pacific Small Island Developing States and the communities that they represent?

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