climate change

DPA, Pasifika Student Society and PARSA host Prime Minister of Tuvalu

The Department of Pacific Affairs was honoured to contribute to the organisation of a talk by the Prime Minister of Tuvalu Rt Hon Enele Sosene Sopoaga to Pacific Island students at ANU

IB 2020/03 Assessing China’s Climate Change Aid to the Pacific

Climate change is the single greatest challenge faced by Pacific Island countries (PICs) (PIF Secretariat 2018:10).

Globalising Myths of Survival: Post-Disaster Households after Typhoon Haiyan

Yvonne Su and Maria Tanyag, ‘Globalising Myths of Survival: Post-Disaster Households after Typhoon Haiyan’, Gender, Place and Culture: A Journal of Feminist Geography, online, 11 June 2019

DPA partners with University of New Caledonia to co-convene PIPSA conference, ‘Democracy, Sovereignty and Self-Determination in the Pacific Islands’

From 25 – 27 June 2019, the Australian National University Department of Pacific Affairs and the University of New Caledonia LARJE Centre co-convened the PIPSA (Pacific Islands Political Studies Association) under the theme of ‘Democracy, Sovereignty and Self-Determination in the Pacific Islands’.

Gender Responsive Alternatives on Climate Change from a Feminist Standpoint

Maria Tanyag and Jacqui True, ‘Gender Responsive Alternatives on Climate Change from a Feminist Standpoint’, in Catarina Kinnvall and Helle Rydstrom, eds, Climate Hazards, Disasters, and Gender

The Globalisation of the Human Security Norm: New Zealand/Aotearoa Leadership and Followership in the World

Jacqui True and Maria Tanyag, ‘The Globalisation of the Human Security Norm: New Zealand/Aotearoa Leadership and Followership in the World’, in Robert Patman, Iati Iati, and Balazs Kiglics, eds,

Environmental Populism: Could It Save the World?

Populism is popular but generally gets a bad press — for good reasons. But could populism actually be a progressive force in domestic and even international politics? Recent movements such as Occupy Wall Street and the abortive Arab Spring suggest it might. This presentation previews my forthcoming book and considers — more in hope than expectation — whether a populist upsurge could actually mobilise around the issue of climate change. We will undoubtedly be forced to respond to climate change eventually, but thoughtful, constructive responses may no longer be possible by the time we do.

Climate Change Adaptation in the Federated States of Micronesia

Department of Pacific Affairs’ Visiting Fellow, Gonzaga (Zag) Puas, is leading a climate change adaptation project in collaboration with the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), ANU and others.

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