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Fewer but more intense cyclones for the South Pacific

Dr. Debbie Abbs of the Pacific Climate Change Science Program (PCCSP) told Asia Pacific journalists at the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)in Australia on 4th November that while research suggests fewer tropical cyclones in the South Pacific, research also suggests an increase in the proportion of the most intense tropical cyclones in the … Continue reading

Tonga’s sea level rise is triple global average

Tonga‚Äôs rate of sea level rise is reported to be increasing at nearly three times the global average of 3.22mm per year due to El Nino and climate change. By 2100, sea-level rise is expected to increase by 1.6m drowning some of the buildings in this small island. The Intergovernmental Panel of Climate Change (IPCC) … Continue reading