Martel: Mass migration if 1.5C target is not met

Pacific Islands Development Forum Secretary General Francois Martel (left) speaks with Professor Atul Raturi and Professor Anirudh Singh at the International Symposium on Renewable Energy, Environment and Climate Change at Tanoa International Hotel Nadi. Picture: REINAL CHAND

IF the world does not take urgent measures to meet the 1.5 degrees Celsius pre-industrial target seriously, it will witness the mass migration of vulnerable Pacific Island people on a scale never seen before. This was the view of Pacific Islands Development Forum secretary-general Francois Martel to participants at the University of Fiji’s International Symposium […]

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