Listen to The Pacific Island Forum fiasco, and a retrospective analysis of climate action from a pandemic perspective46:0115 February 2021

On this episode of The Grapevine Dylan and Kulja get on the line with Associate Professor in Pacific Studies at ANU, Katerina Teaiwa to break down what happened at the Pacific Island Forum and why one-third of the member nations have indicated they will walk away

Then, journalist and author Jo Chandler discuss her essay in the latest Griffith ReviewTales from the frontline: The emotional impact of climate change', exploring the impact of the pandemic on climate action through the unique lens of comparative place and time. 

About this program

Putting local issues in a global context, including weekly insights into our cities, democracy, rights, culture, energy and environment. All stitched together with a mixtape of music.

Regular guests and segments include: urban planning and history with Assoc/Prof David Nichols; Cam Walker's eco-update; Guardian Australia reporter Benita Kolovos on Victorian state politics; Jeff Sparrow on politics, society, and everything in between; freedom of information correspondent Petra Stock, and live music.

Program theme: Hugh Masekala's Grazing in the Grass

The podcast intro and outro theme is Soft Illusion and was generously provided by Andras.