rising sea level
An Olympic Weightlifter Is Losing His Home to Climate Change
Weightlifter David Katoatau has won the small Pacific nation of Kiribati some of its only athletic honors. With scientists projecting that his country will soon be underwater, he’s trying to capture the world’s attention about climate change.
New Zealand Supreme Court Rejects Kiribati Man’s Bid to Become a 'Climate Refugee'
Ioane Teitiota and his family face deportation from New Zealand after its highest court ruled that the environmental threat of rising sea levels does not constitute grounds for refugee status.