Department of climate change expected in 2018

It is expected that the Government will officially establish a Department for Climate Change in 2018. This is according to the Director of Meteorological Services and Geo-hazards, David Gibson, when he opened a three-day training workshop on Climate Change for Vanuatu journalists at the department’s conference room in Port Vila Tuesday. Climate change is currently […]

Journalists attend workshop on climate change

Media Asosiesen blong Vanuatu (MAV) in partnership with Earth Journalism Network (EJN) are holding a three-day training workshop on Climate Change for Vanuatu journalists, opening this morning at the Climate Change Office in Port Vila. The workshop will be officially opened by the Director Climate Change, David Gibson. Fifteen journalists from Daily Post, 96 BuzzFM, […]

Grim climate view for Pacific Islands

A RECENT research has shown the frequency of tropical cyclones (TCs) could increase by up to 40 per cent in the horseshoe-shaped region of Fiji, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, Marshall Islands and Hawaii. Fiji-born Australian scientist Savin Chand, in his research — El Nino-driven tropical cyclone climate projections for the Pacific — found that a location […]