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 PNG Conservation and Environment Protection Authority,  Climate Change and Development Authority in PNG

At 463,000 square kilometers, Papua New Guinea (PNG) is the largest Pacific island state. Located in the South
West Pacific, it is bound by the Gulf of Guinea and the Coral Sea to the south, Indonesia to the west, the Solomon
Sea to the east, and the Bismarck Sea to the northeast. PNG comprises the eastern half of New Guinea island, four additional islands (Manus, New Ireland, New Britain, and Bougainville), and 600 smaller islets and atolls to the north and east. PNG is home to a diverse range of ecosystems, including mountain glaciers, humid tropical

 Climate Change and Development Authority in PNG

The Papua New Guinea Government submits PNG’s first Biennial Update Report (BUR1) under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The report follows the BUR guidelines for developing countries according to paragraphs 39 to 42 of Decision 2/CP.17 and its Annex III.

 PNG Conservation and Environment Protection Authority,  Climate Change and Development Authority in PNG

Huon Peninsula, Papua New Guinea, is a tectonically unstable, uplifting shoreline ringed by emergent coral terraces. The terraces were formed during episodes of rapid sea-level rise when corals constructed large, discrete coral platforms that were subsequently uplifted. Uranium series ages of four prominent Huon Peninsula last glacial (OIS 3) coral terraces coincide with the timing of major North Atlantic climate reversals at intervals of 6000^7000 yr between 30 000 yr and 60 000 yr ago.

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 PNG Conservation and Environment Protection Authority,   National Fisheries Authority of Papua New Guinea ,  Climate Change and Development Authority in PNG

UNDP has been working during the last decade to support countries to transition to green, inclusive, climate-resilient development paths. More than US$790 million in grant financing from the Global Environment Facility-managed Least Developed Countries Fund and the Special Climate Change Fund, as well as the Kyoto Protocol’s Adaptation Fund and bilateral finance, have been mobilized to assist countries to achieve their adaptation
priorities. These resources build on and complement over US$2.5 billion in co-financing that has also been invested.

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 PNG Conservation and Environment Protection Authority

Information on PNG from the Proceedings of the Pacific Regional Consultation on Water in Small Island Countries – Country Briefing Papers at least 2003 or older.

 PNG Conservation and Environment Protection Authority,   National Fisheries Authority of Papua New Guinea ,  PNG Forestry Authority,  PNG Department of National Planning & Monitoring,  PNG Department of Works & Implementation,  PNG Department of Agriculture and Livestock,  Climate Change and Development Authority in PNG

Climate change and migration

 PNG Conservation and Environment Protection Authority,  PNG Department of National Planning & Monitoring,  PNG Department of Agriculture and Livestock,  Climate Change and Development Authority in PNG,  PNG Oil Palm Industry Corporation, Department of Agriculture and Livestock ,  PNG Department of Lands and Physical Planning ,  Food and Agriculture Organisation,  National Statistical Office of PNG,  Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP)

Agriculture s the foundation of and heart of the rural PNG economy with over 85% of its 7.5 million people depending on the sector for their livelihoods. This sector is faced with so many challenges including climate change, lack of access to markets and so on. The access to suitable and timely information and knowledge is also seen to be one of the key drawbacks of agriculture advancement in PNG.

 PNG Conservation and Environment Protection Authority

Papua New Guinea has large tracts of intact mangrove forest with a high species diversity extending over many thousands of shore kilometers and, in many regions, penetrating quite deeply inland.
Mangrove ecosystem is very useful and critical to PNG coastal communities. Its uses ranges from carbon sequestration, buffers coastlines against storm surges and sea level rise, breeding ground for fisheries, building, firewood, medicinal purposes to name a few.

 Climate Change and Development Authority in PNG

First Biennial Report

 PNG Conservation and Environment Protection Authority,  PNG Forestry Authority,  Climate Change and Development Authority in PNG

Forest

 PNG Conservation and Environment Protection Authority,  PNG Forestry Authority,  Climate Change and Development Authority in PNG

Forestry and climate change

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 PNG Conservation and Environment Protection Authority,   National Fisheries Authority of Papua New Guinea ,  Climate Change and Development Authority in PNG

Climate change and Marine

 PNG Conservation and Environment Protection Authority,  Climate Change and Development Authority in PNG

Ozon Depleting Substance

 PNG Conservation and Environment Protection Authority

Dataset that provides a direct internet link to the PNG National Climate Change Portal

 Climate Change and Development Authority in PNG

This Second National Communication has been prepared to fulfill PNG’s commitment. It contains the necessary information about the country’s major sources of GHG emissions and sinks, vulnerability and adaptation options together with the necessary mitigation measures, which PNG has implemented and will implement to adapt to climate change impacts and to further contribute to the global efforts in reducing GHG emissions.

 Climate Change and Development Authority in PNG

Papua New Guinea’s (PNG) has been one of the fastest growing economies globally this century with average growth rates above 6%. This rapid growth has been driven primarily by the expansion of foreign investment within the natural gas sector and high prices for PNG’s central exports many of which are transported to rapidly growing Asian economies. This growth has built on a long history of natural resources being at the centre of the PNG economy with exports and employment dominated by mining, natural gas, logging and agriculture.

 Climate Change and Development Authority in PNG

Papua New Guinea (PNG) is a country emblematic of the challenges facing developing rainforest nations in the Global South. Despite its rich natural resources (recent surveys indicate that between 50% and 70% of the

 PNG Department of National Planning & Monitoring,  PNG Department of Works & Implementation,  Asian Development Bank

The proposed Sustainable Highlands Highway Infrastructure Program (SHHIP) is envisaged as a ten- year, multi-partner, multi-tranche financing facility aiming to restore and upgrade the Highlands Highway in Papua New Guinea (PNG). The executing agency is the PNG Department of Works (DoW). The initial climate screening of SHHIP using AWARE determined the Investment Program to be at medium risk to climate and climate change. As a result, ADB procedures require that a climate risk and vulnerability assessment (CRVA) be undertaken during the design stage.

 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

This paper discuss impacts of climate change on corals according to standardized metrics. It also deals with non-climate drivers because of the synergistic effects they have with climate drivers affecting Pacific corals.

 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

This report synthesizes the emerging evidence of climate impacts at different temperature thresholds for Pacific islands. All evidence points to vast differences in impacts in a 1.5˚C world, compared to the +3˚C world to which our current policies and climate change pledges are leading us. For Pacific islands and marine and coastal ecosystems in the region, these differences cannot be overstated; even a 0.5˚C difference (between 1.5˚C and 2˚C) may mean that critical tipping points are crossed.