This Island Nation May Be Gone In 60 Years Because Of Climate Change

28/06/2013 06:18

Dina Spector Jun. 25, 2013,

On Tuesday, President Obama proposed new limits on carbon dioxide emitted from existing power plants, and other efforts to reduce gases linked to climate change from entering the air. For sinking island nations like Kiribati, however, that plan is likely too little, too late.

Kiribati, located in the South Pacific, stands, on average, just six feet above sea level. In 60 years Kiribati's President Anote Tong predicts that his island will be inhabitable due to climate change. [Read more] ...