A Remote Pacific Nation, Threatened by Rising Seas
Waiting for the tide to turn: Kiribati's fight for survival | Kiribati | The Guardian
The U. High Commissioner for Refugees reported that 1. One historic storm in one place over the course of one day. This global challenge has and will continue to create a multitude of critical issues that the international community must confront, including:.
Eight low-lying Pacific islands swallowed whole by rising seas
Climate change in Australia has been a critical issue since the beginning of the 21st century. Australia is becoming hotter, and more prone to extreme heat, bushfires, droughts, floods and longer fire seasons because of climate change. Rainfall is expected to become heavier and more infrequent, as well as more common in summer rather than in winter.