A question of survival: why Australia and New Zealand must heed the Pacific’s calls for stronger action on climate change

This report outlines the need for increased political action from the goverments of Australia and New Zealand ahead of the critical climate change negotiations in Paris, and in the wake of the series of severe climate-related disasters in the Pacific. It calls for the two countries to join with Pacific Island leaders in a strong political statement that clearly communicates the minimum requirements for a new international climate agreement if it is to ensure the survival of all Pacific Island Forum members.