Climate Change and the Pacific Region: Some Future Trends

  • Walter Leal FilhoEmail author
Part of the Climate Change Management book series (CCM)


This chapter briefly outlines some future trends on climate change in the Pacific region, and suggests some areas where action is needed in order to better prepare the region for the many challenges posed by a changing climate change. In particular, it suggests the creation of a “Marshall Plan for Pacific Small Island Countries”, which may offer a long term basis upon which climate change adaptation and resilience efforts may be performed.


Climate change Pacific-extreme events Health-resilience 



The support from the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) to the project “Climate Change and Prevalence Study of ZIKA Virus Diseases in Fiji (Zika under a climate change and epidemiological perspective)” is gratefully acknowledged.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Life SciencesResearch and Transfer Centre “Sustainable Development and Climate Change Management”, Hamburg University of Applied SciencesHamburgGermany

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