Pacific Island Regional Assessment Report Print E-mail

About This Report

This report summarizes the key findings and recommendations of the Pacific Islands Regional Assessment of the Consequences of Climate Variability and Change (the Pacific Assessment). The Pacific Assessment was conducted as a regional contribution to the first U.S. National Assessment of the Consequences of Climate Variability and Change (the National Assessment). The National Assessment was organized by the agencies contributing to the U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) and the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy; appendix A provides a brief overview of the National Assessment. The Pacific Assessment was coordinated by the East-West Center in collaboration with scientific partners at institutions throughout the region.

This report reflects the passionate involvement and support of nearly 200 participants in the Pacific Assessment, whose expertise and insights contributed to the findings and recommendations summarized herein. The Assessment was an exciting and highly interactive process of research and dialogue, in which each participant provided a unique and valued contribution. 

Full Workshop Report

Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Appendix