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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