Groundwater is Tutila’s primary source of drinking water and climate change has the potential to significantly impact water resource availability.
The assessment focuses on conditions and sector impacts as a resource for future management of drought and other climate extremes.
Zena Grecni, Pacific RISA Sustained Climate Assessment Specialist, will share key findings from the latest series of Pacific Islands Regional Climate Assessment reports, as well as her experiences working in the Pacific Islands to educate lawmakers.
Highlights from the week-long engagement included virtual demonstrations of NOAA’s Science on a Sphere (SOS) and the Climate Resilience Toolkit’s steps to resilience.
The webinar focused on climate adaptation investments, strategies for building more resilient communities, and the challenges and cost of incorporating climate considerations into local planning efforts.
Americans’ health, security and economic wellbeing are tied to climate and weather. Every day, we see communities grappling with environmental challenges due to unusual or extreme events related to climate and weather.
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