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Higher-resolution projections needed for small island climates

Projections of the future climate of small island states and territories are currently limited by the coarse resolution of models. We call for rapid global and regional cooperation to develop projections compatible with small island scales, providing relevant local information and decision-making tools.

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Fig. 1: The topography and bathymetry of New Caledonia in the southwest Pacific at various resolutions.

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Evans, J.P., Belmadani, A., Menkes, C. et al. Higher-resolution projections needed for small island climates. Nat. Clim. Chang. 14, 668–670 (2024). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41558-024-02028-9

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