Pacific Gains Aussie Climate Aid

Some AUD20 million (USD15 million) from the Australian government will be made available to Pacific nations and East Timor to back researches on the impact of climate change in the region. The initiative, according to

, will help the Pacific track climate trends, investigate regional climate drivers, provide regional climate projections, and improve understanding of ocean processes, ocean acidification and sea-level rise. The sum forms part of Australia's AUD150 million climate change adaptation program.

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  • Ma. Rizza Leonzon

    As a former staff writer, Rizza focused mainly on business coverage, including key donors such as the Asian Development Bank and AusAID.