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Increasing Pacific Resilience through High Quality Climate Information

Noumea, New Caledonia. Climate officers from around the Pacific region gathered in Noumea, New Caledonia for the Inception Training Workshop for the Republic of Korea – Pacific Island Climate Prediction Services Project Phase 2 (ROK PI-CliPS 2). The workshop is one of many to be conducted in the Pacific region to help National Meteorological Services (NMSs) with seasonal climate prediction.

Fifth Pacific Met Council Meeting to Open in Apia

“Science to services for a resilient Pacific” is the theme of the Fifth Pacific Meteorological Council (PMC-5) opening this week in Apia, Samoa. The meeting will bring together Pacific Met Directors, partners and stakeholders to strengthen climate and weather services in the Pacific region.

Next Generation of Climate Project for a Resilient Pacific

In the effort to build a resilient Pacific island region, countries and partners across the region are dealing with a need for new analysis and guidance for climate projections. These tools will help them better deal with climatic disruptions and events. 

To grapple with these issues and build on lessons learned from the Pacific-Australia Climate Change Science and Adaptation Planning (PACCSAP) is the ‘Next Generation Climate Projections for the Pacific.’ (Next Gen)

Adaptation Fund pours over 20 USD million into the Pacific

Negotiations are now underway at the UN Climate Conference in Marrakech, Morocco to see how the Adaptation Fund can serve the Paris Agreement.
The Adaptation Fund was established under the Kyoto Protocol, it finances projects and programmes to help developing countries adapt to climate change. Since 2010 it has committed USD 357 million in 63 countries, of these five are from the Pacific islands.
 

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