This technical document 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.

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Organization: UNDP

Topics: Water, Science, Adaptation, Policy Instruments, Capacity Development

Type of material: Analytical-Technical Document

Publication date: 2013

Language: English