Climate Change and Pacific Island Countries

Report / Paper

Climate Change and Pacific Island Countries

ORGANISER: UNDP

PUBLISHED DATE

April 2013

RESOURCE

This paper presents the effects of increased temperatures and sea-level rise, together with other climate-linked changes to the Pacific Islands. It examines past responses to climate changes and barriers in driving adaptation to climate change at the community level. It also presents a set of fundamental challenges to livelihoods in the Pacific Islands region posed by future climate change and recommendations to reduce the impacts of such changes.