New CC Projections - 13 Jun 16

Supporting the Dialogue for the Latest Myanmar Climate Change Projections

Photo: MCCA
Photo: MCCA

On 13 June 2016, MCCA supported the Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning Systems (RIMES) and the Department of Meteorology and Hydrology of the Ministry of Transport and Communications in the dialogue to present the latest climate change projections of Myanmar.

The Department of Meteorology and Hydrology presented the new climate change projections for Myanmar and explained the methodology used to obtain the projections. According to the projections, the average temperature in Myanmar is likely to increase by more than 4 degrees by 2100. Moreover, changes in temperature will be felt through more extremely during hot days while extreme rainfall pattern in Myanmar is expected to continue.

MCCA Chief Technical Advisor, Mr. Pasquale Capizzi, also highlighted the Eco-System Based Adaption model, which is currently at its early stages of implementation in the townships of Labutta and Pakokku. Integrating the latest Myanmar climate change projections in the National Climate Change Strategy & Action Plans (MCCSAP) was also discussed.

Photo: MCCA
Photo: MCCA

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