PIFS Announces Release of Pacific Scientific Assessment and Research Report
8 December 2011: The Pacific Island Forum Secretariat (PIFS) has announced the launch of a report titled “Climate Change in the Pacific: Scientific Assessment and New Research,” the final report of Australia's Pacific Climate Change Science Program.
The report aims to provide a reference for climate scientists, communities and decision makers in the Pacific in progressing adaptation and building resilience to future climate change. The report was launched on the sidelines of the Durban Climate Change Conference.
It includes sections on: the current climate; climate variability and trends; climate modelling; performance of climate models; and global climate model projections. [Publication: Climate Change in the Pacific: Scientific Assessment and New Research] [PIFS Press Release]