Australia: Pacific Islanders call on Australian govt. to not fund Adani coalmine; climate change concerns cited

Author: Naaman Zhou, Guardian (Aus), Published on: 12 November 2017

1 November 2017

Pacific Islanders whose homes face eradication by rising sea levels have called on Australia to not fund the Adani Carmichael coalmine...thousands of Pacific people across the region faced “threats to their wellbeing, livelihoods and, in some places, their very existence” due to rising sea levels, king tides and natural disasters brought about by climate change...

Erietera Aram, a resident of Kiribati who works for the Department of Fisheries, said he decided to visit Australia to ask its government to take action...

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