The President’s Dilemma

The Pacific islands of Kiribati were among the last places to be colonized by humans. But now, because of rising sea levels, they may be among the first to be abandoned. Should Kiribati President Anote Tong surrender to climate change and evacuate? Can anything be done to help him buy more time?

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security arorae migration sinking change Nations tarawa climate poverty tong culture president United environment refugees water exodus relocate fishing rising food salinity IFAD salt island sea-level anote Kiribati  
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May 15, 2020  
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