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Climate Change and Conflict Policy Brief  No.164 - July, 2023 • By Timothy Bryar

Policy Brief No.164: Barriers and Limits to Climate Security in the Pacific

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This policy brief seeks to examine the key barriers and limits preventing the Pacific from achieving its climate security goals through adaptation and what options might exist for the Pacific to overcome such constraints. Climate change remains the single greatest security threat to the Pacific Islands region. With emissions gaps persisting and agreements on mitigation efforts remaining contested, enabling opportunities for adaptation is now more crucial than ever for Pacific Island countries to meet their climate security ambitions.

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