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Sidelining God: Why Secular Climate Projects in the Pacific Islands Are Failing

Nunn, Patrick

Unless you are cocooned in a tourist bubble, it is hardly possible to miss God when you visit the Pacific Islands. In every village and on every main street there seems to be a church or temple, packed to bursting point on holy days. It is testament to the considerable influence of spirituality on the way people live in the Pacific.