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Pacific Environment and Climate Change Outlook

dc.contributor.authorSecretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP)
dc.coverage.spatialAsia and the Pacific
dc.descriptionThe Pacific Environment and Climate Change Outlook Report 2012 clearly shows that the Pacific islands are increasingly being threatened in terms of food, water and livelihood security and calls on us all to step up and do more. It is now evident that the current actions taken by the Pacific are insufficient to meet the growing challenges posed by climate change and environmental degradation. The pressures of population growth and unsustainable patterns of consumption, production and coastal development combined with climate change impacts pose major threats to the region’s food, water and livelihood security. At every point of our journey through 2013 and beyond, we will be faced with these challenges which we must address together. The ‘Pacific Environment and Climate Change Outlook Report’ notes that land accounts for only two percent of the Pacific islands region and that water availability and its management is a key constraint to sustainable development.
dc.publisherSecretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP)
dc.subjectclimate change
dc.subject climate change adaptation
dc.subject climate change mitigation
dc.subject climate protection
dc.subjectenvironmental protection
dc.subjectcoast protection
dc.subjectcoastal environment
dc.subjectmarine ecosystem
dc.subjectmarine environment
dc.subjectmarine pollution
dc.subjectisland ecosystem
dc.subjectfreshwater conservation
dc.subjectfreshwater monitoring
dc.subjectfreshwater resource
dc.subjectfreshwater degradation
dc.subjectsea resource
dc.subjectsea water protection
dc.subjectland management and planning
dc.subjectenergy management
dc.subjectenergy efficiency
dc.subjectwater management
dc.subjectwater resources management
dc.subjectwaste management
dc.subjectforest management
dc.subjectforest resource
dc.subjectinternational agreement
dc.subjectsustainable development
dc.subjectSmall Island Developing States (SIDS)
dc.subjectnatural resource
dc.subjectresource conservation
dc.subjectresources management
dc.subjectenvironmental assessment
dc.subjectpollution control
dc.subjectpollution cost
dc.subjectwater pollution
dc.subjectenvironmental conservation
dc.subjectenvironmental impact
dc.subjectenvironmental impact assessment
dc.subjectenvironmental protection
dc.subjectenvironmental pollution
dc.subjectenvironmental management
dc.subject.classificationClimate Change
dc.subject.classificationEcosystem Management
dc.subject.classificationEnvironment Under Review
dc.titlePacific Environment and Climate Change Outlook
dc.typeReports and Books
wd.identifier.sdgSDG 13 - Climate Action

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