31 May 2018

Climate resilience training underway

From , 3:02 pm on 31 May 2018

The Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme and the United Nations are holding a Pacific wide training programme to enhance resilience to climate change.

Climate Change Adaptation Advisor, Filomena Nelson says when climate change challenges are huge and resources limited, it is important to prioritise the range of adaptation options to make better plans and decisions.

Filomena Nelson talked to Jenny Meyer about the workshop and some of the issues being discussed.

A high tide across Ejit Island in Majuro Atoll, Marshall Islands on March 3, 2014, causing widespread flooding. Officials in the Marshall Islands blamed climate change for severe flooding in the Pacific nation's capital Majuro.

Photo: AFP