Sources of GHG emissions. Source 1st National Communication UNFCCC 2000. Values corrected based on 2nd National Communication UNFCCC 2014. Tables and other information extracted from Niue's 2018 State of Environment (SOE) report
This paper addresses the question of whether the increased occurrence of central Pacific (CP) versus Eastern
Pacific (EP) El Niños is consistent with greenhouse gas forced changes in the background state of the tropical Pacific as inferred from global climate change models.
The analysis uses high‐quality satellite and in situ ocean data combined with wind data from atmospheric reanalyses for the past 31 years (1980–2010).