COVID-19 and climate change: we must rise to both crises [opinion]

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In the Pacific we aspire to endurance and sustainability. But progress is difficult to sustain when we face multiple threats that reverse decades of development gains in a matter of hours or days, says Dame Meg Taylor, Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum.

Opinion: The Pacific Islands should speak as one

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Dame Meg Taylor Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat argues that the Pacific region is at a critical juncture in its history. She argues that because of political ‘jousting’ there ‘has never been a more important nor opportune time’ to act as one Blue Pacific continent.

Opinion: Responding in the Pacific to a warming planet

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Pacific Islands need to look for Pacific solutions to global warming, according to Meg Taylor DBE, Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat. The aim should be resilience.