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Thomas Leaycraft

Thomas Leaycraft
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A student of Political Science, Economics, and French at Middleburry College, Thomas Leaycraft is a contributor to Pacific Media Report and Scoop. Thomas is a native of Charlotte, North Carolina (USA), but has also lived in New York City, Wellington, and Nice, France. He is currently living in Nice, volunteering for Secour Populaire, a major NGO assisting with the refugee crisis.

By Thomas Leaycraft of Scoop Last year's COP21 Paris agreement on climate change was "a positive outcome' but did nowhere near enough to address the...

By Thomas Leaycraft of Scoop Paula Bennett, New Zealand's Minister for Climate Change, has acknowledged that widespread action is needed to tackle climate change. Making brief...

By Thomas Leaycraft of Scoop Climate change activists have to be prepared for a confrontation with oil companies that will "flat out lie", says environmental...

By Thomas Leaycraft of Scoop Praying for action on climate change and a kava ceremony in the heart of the Catholic Church were all part...

By Thomas Leaycraft of Scoop Pacific Island peoples could be "early reclaimers" of a zero-emissions lifestyle, while also urging the international community to take "extreme"...

Pacific nations need to weave together and act now to avoid tragedy as the effects of climate change take their toll on the region,...

By Thomas Leaycraft of Scoop The "window of possibility" for less than 2 degree C temperature rise will close in the next 10 years, says...

By Thomas Leaycraft of Scoop When Kiribati President Anote Tong told his story about climate change to the United Nations General Assembly, they didn’t listen. “They...

By Thomas Leaycraft of Scoop New Zealand needs to acknowledge that Pacific Island nations face an “ecological holocaust” and “ecocide” thanks to climate change, says...