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Call for Urgent Climate Change Action After Cyclone Pam Devastates Vanuatu

Categories: Oceania, Australia, Vanuatu, Development, Disaster, Environment, Humanitarian Response

Following the devastation of Pacific islands nation Vanuatu by Category 5 Cyclone Pam, John Englart (aka @Takvera [1]) looks at links with climate change [2]:

Vanuatu has suffered its worst disaster on record with the impact of Category 5 Tropical Cyclone Pam, with the President of Vanuatu blaming climate change for extreme weather [3] (Guardian 16Mar2015).

…Cyclone Pam and the devastation of Vanuatu and other Pacific nations is one more step on the road to a climate agreement in Paris in December 2015.

John also speculates about Australia's contribution to foreign aid and its role at the UN Climate Change Conference COP21 [4] in Paris later this year.

His post also has links to organisations where you can give donations for emergency relief for Vanuatu.