#climatepodcase | Follow the Money — Climate and the Pacific with former President Anote Tong


December 29th, 2019

23 mins 21 secs

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This episode is a part of the first annual Climate Podcast Showcase, for more information on this visit www.climactic.fm/climatepodcase, and for more information on this show please visit Follow the Money.

The recent Pacific Islands Forum turned from a 'Pacific step up' to a Pacific step back for Scott Morrison, as Australia held a hardline on coal and emissions cuts.

Former president of Kiribati, Anote Tong urged that Australia’s membership of the Pacific Island Forum to be reviewed, asking “How can you justify being part of a family and part of a group which you’re trying to destroy?” and Follow the Money was fortunate enough to speak to him while he was in Canberra.

Host: Ebony Bennett, Deputy Director at The Australia Institute // @ebony_bennett

Guest: His Excellency, former President of Kiribati Anote Tong

Producer: Jennifer Macey // @jennifermacey and Lizzie Jack.

Title Track: Jonathan McFeat pulseandthrum.com

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