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SPREP delegates go green and offset their carbon emission! SPREP delegates go green and offset their carbon emission! Committed to "walking the talk", the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme is supporting a local project in Samoa that will have positive benefits at the local and global levels.Th... More detail
Providing the right information on accessing climate finance... Providing the right information on accessing climate finance in the Pacific An online tool has been developed to help Pacific islanders navigate climate finance processes and filter information on climate funds and accredited agencies relevant to the Pacific. Developed as par... More detail
Pacific Climate Change Centre, the va'a to steer the Pacific... Pacific Climate Change Centre, the va'a to steer the Pacific region towards integration of climate change and disaster risk management As an era for climate change in the Pacific islands came to an end with the last Pacific Climate Change Roundtable wrapped up, a new era begins.The Framework for Resilient Development in the Pacific (... More detail
Pacific leads the way: integrating disaster risk management ... Pacific leads the way: integrating disaster risk management and climate change JOINT MEDIA RELEASE3 October, 2017, Suva, Fiji - The Pacific island region is first in the world to integrate climate change and disaster risk management to strengthen Pacific resilience. Already havi... More detail
Pathways to a Resilient Pacific: The Pacific Climate Change ... Pathways to a Resilient Pacific: The Pacific Climate Change Roundtable Begins! 2 October, 2017, Suva, Fiji - The Pacific Climate Change Roundtable opened in Suva, Fiji today, bringing together over 100 participants from across the Pacific to strengthen regional coordination. Sin... More detail
Pathways to a resilient Pacific: Our island journey ahead Pathways to a resilient Pacific:  Our island journey ahead JOINT MEDIA RELEASE 1 October, 2017, Suva, Fiji – For an island region that copes each year with the impacts of cyclones, droughts, tidal surges and salt water inundation in food crops, the importan... More detail
Pacific Islands Climate Outlook Forum: Planning for health i... Pacific Islands Climate Outlook Forum: Planning for health impacts brought on by weather and climate Our weather and climate can impact our public health in the Pacific region: more rain can lead to higher chances of mosquitos and the illnesses they bring, less rain can lead to hygiene problems leadi... More detail
Pacific Island Climate Officers Enhances Skills on the Use o... Pacific Island Climate Officers Enhances Skills on the Use of the Seasonal Climate Outlook for the Pacific Islands (SCOPIC) Tool The Australian Aid funded Climate and Oceans Support Programme for the Pacific (COSPPac) project, commenced its specialized training of Pacific Climate Officers on the use of the Seasonal Climate Outl... More detail
Clean Seas and Healthy Ocean for People at First Pacific Blu... Clean Seas and Healthy Ocean for People at First Pacific Blue Economy Conference Pollution, plastics, illegal fishing and climate change were hot topics at the Pacific Blue Economy Conference this week in Suva, Fiji, held by the Pacific Islands Development Forum.The Prime Minister... More detail
Bright futures in ocean research Bright futures in ocean research The opportunities for marine science and knowledge management in developing regions were celebrated at the first Pacific Blue Economy Conference this week in Suva, Fiji, held by the Pacific Islands De... More detail
Regional trust fund on meteorology proposed Regional trust fund on meteorology proposed   By Pita Ligaiula of Pacific Island News Association (PINA) 18 August, 2017, Honiara, Solomon Islands, PMC-4 – Solomon Islands Deputy Prime Minister Manasseh Maelanga has suggested a Pacific ‘... More detail
Tongan Govt commits US$25 million for MET service Tongan Govt commits US$25 million for MET service   By Ana Uili of MEIDAC (Tonga) 18 August, 2017, Honiara, Solomon Islands, PMC-4 – The Government of Tonga will be committing US$25 million to the kingdom’s meteorological service to develop resilie... More detail
PNG affirms commitment to regional meteorology goals PNG affirms commitment to regional meteorology goals By Matthew Vari of South Pacific Courier (Post Courier) 18 August, 2017, Honiara, Solomon Islands, PMC-4 – No one single country can address the impacts of natural hazards alone. That was message co... More detail
Met service plays crucial role in aviation safety Met service plays crucial role in aviation safety By Linny Folau of Matangi Tonga Online 18 August, 2017, Honiara, Solomon Islands, PMC-4 – The importance of meteorological services to support safe and efficient of aviation and the safety of peopl... More detail
Pacific Met’s speed-dating hailed a great success Pacific Met’s speed-dating hailed a great success   By Repeka Nasiko of Fiji Times 18 August, 2017, Honiara, Solomon Islands, PMC-4 – The first-ever Pacific Meteorological Council Meeting donors and meteorology director’s roundtable and ‘speed-da... More detail
Pacific Ministers remember Marshallese Climate advocate Pacific Ministers remember Marshallese Climate advocate By Pita Ligaiula of Pacific Island News Assocation (PINA) 18 August, 2017, Honiara, Solomon Islands, PMC-4 – Pacific Meteorology Ministers today paid their respect in a moment of silence acknowledgi... More detail
Pacific Ministers urged to decide wisely for the region Pacific Ministers urged to decide wisely for the region By Yvette D’Unienville of Tuvalu Broadcasting Services & Ruci Vakamino of Wansolwara 18 August, 2017, Honiara, Solomon Islands, PMC-4 – Ministers were today requested to make wise decisi... More detail
PMC emphasis on “reaching the last mile” PMC emphasis on “reaching the last mile” By Joshua Lafoai of School of Journalism, National University of Samoa 18 August, 2017, Honiara, Solomon Islands, PMC-4 – The Pacific Meteorology Council is aiming at including everyone in the push ... More detail
Pacific tourism seals link with Pacific meteorologists Pacific tourism seals link with Pacific meteorologists By Repeka Nasiko of Fiji Times 18 August, 2017, Honiara, Solomon Islands, PMC-4 – Tourism development is underpinned by weather and climate information, says South Pacific Tourism Organisation (SPTO... More detail
Robust science critical in Climate Change projects in the re... Robust science critical in Climate Change projects in the region: GCF By Pita Ligaiula of Pacific Island News Association (PINA) 18 August, 2017, Honiara, Solomon Islands, PMC-4 – ‘Robust science’ is critical in accessing Green Climate Fund (GCF) for the Pacific r... More detail
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