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Foreign Aid: Improving Climate Prediction In The Pacific

The Australian government is to provide $2.2 million over three years to strengthen the capacity of Pacific Island countries in climate prediction.

The Prime Minister, John Howard, made the announcement today.

Text of statement released by the Prime Minister, John Howard.

I am pleased to announce an initiative by the Australian Government to assist Pacific island countries to cope with the impact of weather extremes and to better understand the threat of climate change. [Read more…]