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Day 7. #COP23 Bonn. Vinaka. My last day!

  Vinaka is thank you in Fijian. I have now completed my stint at COP. I have gained much more than I gave. So many lessons learnt from my side and many of ours in National Trust Wales shared. It … Continue reading

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Day 6 #COP23 from Bonn. Au maru

Au maru is ‘I’m happy’ in Fijian (not sure if you remember but Fiji holds the seat this time for the climate change talks… hence all the Fijian language over the last few days!) Tomorrow International National Trust Organisation and ICOMOS … Continue reading

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Day 5 COP23 Bonn. Vakanuinui Vinaka and a surprise

My words of today are Vakanuinui Vinaka or good luck in Fijian. It was my first real presentation (before the rest in the next couple of days) about the National Trust in Wales’s work on renewable energy mitigation within special places and … Continue reading

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Day 4 COP23 Bonn. Bula Vinaka

Bula Vinaka is a warm welcome in Fijian which was the greeting we got this morning in the first event . Warm welcome but big subject. Loss and damage leading to climate justice. The pacific islands as they say have almost … Continue reading

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Day 3 COP23 Bonn. Ediok tudu bok

Tokelauan (apologies probably miss spelled of the saying) for how the Panadan tree forms deep secure roots in the sand and will not move. Tokelau is a small country in the Pacific which has already gone 100% renewables but is also only … Continue reading

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Paris Climate Change #climatechange Day…something or other. News from the front

Only a few day to go until the Paris Climate change talks get consigned to history and we start judging if it was a success or failure. I suppose it’s our children who will be the real judges of this. But … Continue reading

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Paris Climate Change Talks #COP21 Day 5 Personal Musings “Equity”

Delayed because of IT… challenges Day 5 of the conference and I have almost run out of socks. This is a good conference indicator to say I must now go back home (I see Desmond the storm is chasing me … Continue reading

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