While many are concerned about climate change, Tony de Brum, Minister-in-Assistance to the President of the Marshall Islands has reason to be a worried man. With the islands being only 2 metres above sea level, they will be the first nation to disappear under the waves if climate change is not adequately tackled.

The Islands were among representatives, gathered for informal talks ahead of a UN debate later in May. Organised by Climate Commissioner Connie Hedegaard as a ‘coalition of...

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