Global Outlook

Curated expert opinion on intractable contemporary issues

This is not Climate Justice: The Australia-Tuvalu Falepili Union

By Taukiei Kitara and Carol Farbotko  |  13 November, 2023

Australia is making headlines around the world for offering the people of Tuvalu a new ‘human mobility pathway named the Australia-Tuvalu Falepili Union. Tuvaluans have not been consulted on this plan.

Pacific Security: Whose Strategy Is It?

By Maima Koro  |  09 November, 2023

Security agreements have become an important measure of the close relationship between global partners and Pacific Island states. In geopolitics, this 'close relationship' is usually another way of saying partners have influence, control or power over Pacific countries.

Between a Rock and a Hard Place

By John R. Campbell  |  07 November, 2023

There are challenges to the narrative of climate change as an existential crisis for Pacific Island countries, including a rejection of the forced migration scenario that has been painted by international media and other external observers, especially for atoll populations.

A Loss and Damage Fund in the Pacific?

By Kate Higgins  |  03 November, 2023

If funding for climate change loss and damage is to reach those most affected, the real climate change adaptation that is needed is to how climate finance is delivered.

PCC at COP28: Advocating for Phasing Out of Fossil Fuels, Funding for Loss and Damage, and Peace

By James Bhagwan  |  01 November, 2023

For the Pacific Conference of Churches there are compelling reasons to attend COP28 in Dubai.

India's Balancing Act: 'Limited Liability Partnership'

By Herbert Wulf  |  31 October, 2023

The Indian government has, in contrast to many governments of the Global South, assured Israel of its full solidarity following the Hamas terrorist attack. The reaction after the start of Russia's war against Ukraine was quite different. The history of India-Russia and India-Israel relations illustrates why.

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