Children sit in front of a house next to a flooding sea wall in Fiji last month.  Photo: Reuters
Children sit in front of a house next to a flooding sea wall in Fiji last month. Photo: Reuters

Ahead of historic US-Pacific meeting, climate change and China loom large, say analysts

  • President Joe Biden will host first-ever summit with Pacific leaders in Washington next month, amid Beijing’s growing regional influence
  • The islands ‘would be happy’ to work with either, say analysts, given the existential threat faced as the planet heats up and sea levels rise

Children sit in front of a house next to a flooding sea wall in Fiji last month.  Photo: Reuters
Children sit in front of a house next to a flooding sea wall in Fiji last month. Photo: Reuters
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