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An evening with Anote Tong, former President of Kiribati, in Sydney
October 25, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Topic: “Rising seas: climate change and the Pacific”
Join the Inter-Congregational Voice on Climate Change in Glebe, Sydney, for an evening with his Excellency Anote Tong, former President of Kiribati and prominent global advocate on climate change, as he discusses the challenges facing Kiribati, Australia’s responsibility to tackle the climate crisis, and his vision for a more just and sustainable future.
Tong’s country, the Pacific island nation of Kiribati, is one of the first places to confront sea level rise and other devastating real-life consequences of climate change.
Bringing his voice to Australia is especially important in the current circumstances where Australians are engaged in a debate about greenhouse gas emissions and the continued mining and use of coal.
The Pacific Calling Partnership is bringing Mr Tong to Australia in an effort to change the terms of the climate change debate in this country.
MC: Sister Geraldine Kearney SGS, who has lived in Kiribati and spent the last several years educating people in Australia and throughout the world about the impacts of climate change on low-lying island nations.
Venue: Function Room of the Good Samaritan Congregational Centre, 2 Avenue Road Glebe, NSW 2037
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