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

This chapter provides a brief description of Papua New Guinea, its past and present climate as well as projections for the future. The climate observation network and the availability of atmospheric and oceanic data records are outlined. The annual mean climate, seasonal cycles and the influences of large-scale climate features such as the West Pacific Monsoon and patterns of climate variability (e.g. the El Niño‑Southern Oscillation) are analysed and discussed.

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

This technical note is intended to support climate risk assessment (CRA) experts, in particular, those undertaking the early stages of project development. Time and resources could be saved by attaching this document to terms of reference issued to CRA consultants. However, there is a limit to which globally accessible, open source
data can meet the detailed information needs of local adaptation projects. This note supplements rather than replaces efforts to gather relevant climate information from government agencies and counterparts, especially during the project concept phase.

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 PNG Conservation and Environment Protection Authority,  University of Papua New Guinea (UPNG),  PNG Mineral Resources Authority

Papua New Guinea Resource Information System Handbook

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

PNG Climate Road Map

 PNG Conservation and Environment Protection Authority

PNG is signatory to number of Multilateral Environmental Agreements and UN Conventions, in which CEPA administers 14 of them. The treaties focuses mainly on biodiversity, climate, wastes& pollution.

 PNG Conservation and Environment Protection Authority

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

 PNG Forestry Authority,  Climate Change and Development Authority in PNG

Web-Portal by Climate Change and Development Authority and Forest Authority

 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.

 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

Direct internet link to the Pacific Climate Change portal

 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

An open access geospatial data repository for the Pacific Region providing premier geophysical, geodetic, and marine spatial data sets. Developed through collaboration between the GeoScience, Energy and Maritime Division of the Pacific Community (SPC), University of Sydney, Geoscience Australia (GA), and GRID-Arendal.

 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

The UN Biodiversity Lab is an online platform that allows policymakers and other partners to access global data layers, upload and manipulate their own datasets, and query multiple datasets to provide key information on the Aichi Biodiversity Targets and nature-based Sustainable Development Goals.

 SPREP Climate Change Resilience (CCR)

End of Internship presentation on Pacific Climate Finance. Section are: climate finance challenges, overview of climate finance in the Pacific, and next steps.