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Kiribati Climate Change

Kiribati and Climate Change: The Fight You Don't Read About

Fenton Lutunatabua | Posted 07.07.2014 | Green
Fenton Lutunatabua

"Plagued by sea-level rise," "Besieged by the rising tide of climate change," and "Climate change destroys Pacific Island Nation" are the headlines you are most likely to stumble across. Sadly, this island nation, rose to fame as steadily as the level of seawater has been rising to consume their islands.

A Climate Change Refugee

Peter Neill | Posted 02.08.2014 | Green
Peter Neill

Must the destruction be measured only in massive political disruption? Or gross national product? Or vast economic loss? Or untenable cost of reconstruction? Or numbers of people killed or driven from their homes, never to return?

New Zealand Judge Rejects Climate Refugee Plea

AP | By NICK PERRY | Posted 01.26.2014 | Green

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A New Zealand judge on Tuesday rejected a Kiribati man's claim that he should be granted refugee status because of cl...

'Climate Refugee' Fighting To Stay In New Zealand

AP | NICK PERRY | Posted 10.01.2013 | Green

WELLINGTON, New Zealand -- A man from one of the lowest-lying nations on Earth is trying to convince New Zealand judges that he's a refugee – su...

President of Kiribati Wins Top Ocean Award

David Helvarg | Posted 05.23.2012 | Green
David Helvarg

If you're not satisfied with how the leaders of the world's major powers including the U.S., China, India and Brazil are addressing climate change or protecting the ocean maybe you could direct their attention to Kiribati.