Pacific Climate Warriors rise for global day of ‘urgent action’

Pacific Islanders across the Pacific and within Pacific Island diaspora communities in Australia, New Zealand and the United States are joining more than 800 actions in 90 countries under the banner of Rise for Climate to demonstrate the urgency of the climate crisis.

Climate change is a threat that is already here and now in the Pacific.
– 350 Pacific, community

People are rising to support urgent action before 2020 to accelerate to the rapid phase out of fossil fuels and a just transition to clean and fair energy systems for all.

On top of dealing with the Indonesian occupation, our brothers and sisters in West Papua are also living with the impacts of climate change.