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