Opinion

Scott Morrison promised to work with Pacific nations on climate change. We need him to keep that promise

By Enele Sopoaga
August 16 2020 - 6:30pm
Boys play in floodwater occurring around high tide at an area near the airport in Funafuti, Tuvalu. Picture: Getty Images

Exactly one year ago, as then prime minister of the Pacific island nation of Tuvalu, I hosted the Pacific Islands Forum Leaders Meeting in our capital Funafuti. The theme of the meeting was "Securing our future in the Pacific", and, like at many other events, Australia's Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, referred to Australia and the Pacific as "family".

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