rising sea level
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.
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.
New York City is spending millions to rebuild waterfront homes destroyed by the massive storm, ignoring the threat of rising sea levels due to climate change.