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Climate action too late to help Pacific islands.

By ThinkProgress on February 16, 2007 at 1:40 pm

"Climate action too late to help Pacific islands."

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“International efforts to combat global warming will come too late to prevent the evacuation of Pacific islands sinking as a result of rising sea levels and severe weather, said Anote Tong, president of Kiribati. “We can’t out-move the changes in the weather and the sea level rise,” Tong told Bloomberg News. “We have to consider leaving rather than wait.” Most of Kiribati will be uninhabitable by the middle of this century because of weather damage and rising tides.

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