Pacific Events

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Past Events 

 

IPCC's new Climate Change Mitigation Report: What does it mean for the Pacific?

Tuesday 10 May, 11:00am - 1:00pm (AEST), 2:00 - 4:00pm (SST)

How do emissions trends compare to climate change goals in the Pacific, and how can we limit further warming?

Hybrid - Online & In-person at SPREP Headquarters in Apia, Samoa

Co-hosted with the Pacific Climate Change Centre based at SPREP.

 

IPCC Sixth Assessment Report: An overview of Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability for the Pacific

Thursday 10 March, 12:00 - 1:45pm (AEDT), 2:00 - 3:45pm (SST)

Hybrid - Online & In-person at SPREP Headquarters in Apia, Samoa

Held in partnership with the Pacific Climate Change Centre based at SPREP, Prof Mark Howden, IPCC Vice Chair WGII, gave a presentation on the key findings of the Working Group II report for the Pacific, before participating in a panel discussion. 

 

New UN Report on Climate Change: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability - Implications for Fiji

Friday 4 March, 10:00 - 11:30am (AEDT), 11:00 - 12:30pm (FJT)  

Online

Held in partnership with the University of Fiji, Prof Mark Howden, an IPCC Vice Chair will give a presentation on the key findings of the Working Group II report for Fiji, followed by a panel discussion and Q&A session.

 

New UN Report on Climate Science: Implications for Fiji and the Pacific

Wednesday 13 October, 3.00-4.00pm GMT+12

Online

Held in partnership with the University of Fiji, Prof Mark Howden, an IPCC Vice Chair will give a presentation on the key findings of the Working Group I report for Fiji and the Pacific followed by a brief Q&A session.

 

IPCC Sixth Assessment Report: An overview of the physical science of climate change for the Pacific

Wednesday 25 August, 2.00-4.00pm GMT+13

Online

Held in partnership with the Pacific Climate Change Centre based at SPREP, Prof Mark Howden, an IPCC Vice Chair gave a presentation on the key findings of the Working Group I report for the Pacific, before participating in a panel discussion between two other IPCC authors; Dr Morgan Wairiu, a Pacific Coordinating Lead Author of Working Group II and Dr Michael Grose, a Lead Author of Working Group I and Senior Research Scientist for the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation. They were also joined by representatives of key Pacific climate organisations, including Mr Espen Ronneberg, Director of Climate Change for the Pacific Community (SPC) and Mr Salesa Nihmei, Meteorology and Climatology Adviser for SPREP.

Find out more here

 

New UN Report on Climate Science: Implications for PNG and the Pacific

Wednesday 25 August, 4.30-6.00pm GMT+10

In person and online

Held in partnership with the University of Papua New Guinea, Prof Mark Howden, an IPCC Vice Chair gave a presentation on the key findings of the Working Group I report for Papua New Guinea (PNG) and the Pacific. Following the presentation, key government and NGO decision makers provided their perspective on the findings of the report, including the Hon. Wera Mori, PNG Minister for Environment, Conservation & Climate Change, Mr Dirk Wagener, UN Resident Coordinator a.i, Mr John Mosoro, Acting Managing Director of the PNG Forestry Authority and Mr Jimmy Gomoga, Assistant Director of the PNG National Weather Service.

Find out more here