low-lying nations


These Low-Lying Nations Say They're Going to Sue Fossil Fuel Companies

In a joint statement, representatives from six Pacific Island nations say their rights and ability to survive are threatened by the burning of fossil fuels.


Acute Water Shortage Leads to State of Emergency in the Maldives

Several countries are transporting water and other aid to the Indian Ocean nation, but climate change could prove to be its greatest long-term challenge.