Monthly Archives April 2009

PBS program “Now” features Kiribati, effects of sea level rise

Paradise Lost . NOW on PBSJust this week, a top UN official predicted that by the middle of this century, the world should expect six million people a year to be displaced by increasingly severe storms and floods caused by climate change. But for many island nations in the South Pacific, climate change is already […]

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BBC: Americas on alert for sea level rise

By James Painter BBC Latin America analyst Climate change experts in North and South America are increasingly worried by the potentially devastating implications of higher estimates for possible sea level rises. The Americas have until now been seen as less vulnerable than other parts of the world like low-lying Pacific islands, Vietnam or Bangladesh. But […]

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