FROM THE FIELD: Pacific islanders confront twin threats of climate change and coronavirus

People living on an isolated island community in the Pacific Ocean are finding ways to reduce their dependence on expensive imported food while promoting climate resilient farming techniques, thanks to a programme supported by the UN Development Programme (UNDP).

Kiribati to stay “resilient and prepared” for climate change

The island of Kiribati says it must remain resilient and prepared for the challenges presented by climate change.

The low-lying Pacific Ocean archipelago is facing extensive flooding in the future if sea levels rise due to new climatic conditions.

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People look to UN to address climate change

People around the world and especially in Asia, have high expectations that the United Nations can help to tackle global problems including climate change. That’s what United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon has said as he started his second five-year term this month.

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