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Vanuatu is one of the most vulnerable countries in the world to climate change and disaster risks. The island nationexperiences cyclones, storm surges, landslides, flooding and droughts, which may ...
Post Date: 30-Oct-2015
CHA Media Release Suva, Fiji | 14 September 2015 The United Nations is urging Pacific Islanders and their governments to prepare now for a looming El Niño ...
Post Date: 17-Sep-2015
5 June, Port Vila, Vanuatu – On World Environment Day this year, the Government of Vanuatu and the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) signed a milestone Host ...
Post Date: 08-Jun-2015
The Minister for Climate Change and Natural Disasters, the Honourable James Bule, hosted a national validation workshop for the Vanuatu Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction Policy at the Holiday ...
Post Date: 19-Feb-2015
Remote Communities in Vanuatu’s Shepherd Group undertake Food Solar Drying for Climate Change Adaptation   From the 21 November to 3 ...
Post Date: 06-Dec-2013
A 16-strong delegation from Vanuatu is at the United Nations Climate Conference in Warsaw this week, where countries are continuing negotiations towards a new global climate agreement.   In a ...
Post Date: 23-Nov-2013
October 2013: The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has published a paper, titled 'Exploring Climate Finance Effectiveness,' which examines possible ways of measuring the effectiveness of public ...
Post Date: 14-Nov-2013
6 November 2013: The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has published its annual Greenhouse Gas Bulletin, reporting that between 1990 and 2012, the warming effect on the climate has increased ...
Post Date: 14-Nov-2013
You may be interested to know that Dr Scott Power from the Australian Bureau of Meteorology, was recently interviewed by ABC News and Radio Australia concerning his team’s finding that ...
Post Date: 29-Oct-2013
Subject: [cenn] Call for applications: International Climate Protection Fellowships Call for applications: International Climate Protection Fellowships   For young climate experts from transition and developing countries interested in conducting a ...
Post Date: 28-Oct-2013
The Ecosystem-Based Management (EBM) Tools Network<http://www.ebmtools.org/> is pleased to announce that it will host a webinar on Incorporating Climate Data and Forecasting Models into Decision Making ...
Post Date: 25-Oct-2013
The world is facing unprecedented challenges from climate change and implications are particularly severe in the sphere of agriculture. The sector faces unpredictable and extreme weather patterns, which are having ...
Post Date: 25-Oct-2013
13 October 2013: Addressing the annual meeting of the International Development Finance Club in Washington D.C, US, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called for greater financial investment in climate change ...
Post Date: 18-Oct-2013
11 October 2013: The African Development Bank (AfDB) has launched its inaugural Green Bond, which aims to provide funding for low-carbon and climate-resilient projects, focusing on, inter alia, programmes ...
Post Date: 18-Oct-2013
NORMANBY ISLAND, Papua New Guinea — Katharina Fabricius plunged from a dive boat into the Pacific Ocean of tomorrow. She kicked through blue water until she spotted a ceramic tile ...
Post Date: 07-Oct-2013
NATIONS: Island states mobilize to push climate talks (Thursday, September 26, 2013) Lisa Friedman, E&E reporter UNITED NATIONS -- U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon still remembers being handed a ...
Post Date: 30-Sep-2013
La petite embarcation fend l'eau turquoise qui sépare Efate de Pele – deux des quelque 80 îles du Vanuatu, archipel mélanésien du sud-ouest du Pacifique. A son bord, Kaltuk ...
Post Date: 30-Sep-2013
Australia’s axed Climate Change Commission rose from the ashes today in the shape of an independent, privately funded Climate Council. Tim Flannery, former chief commissioner, announced today that the ...
Post Date: 27-Sep-2013
Australia’s axed Climate Change Commission rose from the ashes today in the shape of an independent, privately funded Climate Council. Tim Flannery, former chief commissioner, announced today that the ...
Post Date: 27-Sep-2013
Warning that the world is not on track to limit the global temperature increase to 2 degrees Celsius, the International Energy Agency (IEA) today urged governments to swiftly enact ...
Post Date: 18-Sep-2013
31 July 2013: The UN Secretary-General has issued a report on UN and national efforts to implement sustainable development in small island developing States (SIDS). The report concludes that, ...
Post Date: 17-Sep-2013
7 September 2013: In the context of calls for concrete action to ensure the survival of small island developing States (SIDS), the 44th Pacific Islands Forum convened under the ...
Post Date: 16-Sep-2013
Website small news or blog story Welcome to the Cloud Nasara: New Vanuatu climate and disaster preparedness animation premieres in Port Vila   Cloud Nasara, a new cartoon that integrates ...
Post Date: 06-Aug-2013
12 July 2013: The Pacific Regional Preparatory Meeting for the Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) adopted the Nadi Draft Outcome Document, which will represent the ...
Post Date: 17-Jul-2013
women men young people and people living with disability  living in Futuna will be using diverse agricultural practices  that are responding to current future climate conditions
Post Date: 10-Jul-2013