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Pacific climate campaigner Tony de Brum dies at 72

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CLIMATE CHAMPION. This file photo taken on August 1, 2013 shows Tony de Brum, then minister-in-assistance to the president of the Marshall Islands, speaking at the Foreign Correspondents Association in Sydney. Greg Wood/AFP

De Brum, whose tireless advocacy pricked the world’s conscience over the fate of low-lying Pacific island nations threatened by rising seas, passes away after a long battle with cancer

MAJURO, Marshall Islands (Aug. 23, 2017) — Pacific climate change campaigner Tony de Brum, who was instrumental in forging the 2015 Paris accord on global warming, has died aged 72, the Marshall Islands government said Wednesday, August 23. Continue reading Pacific climate campaigner Tony de Brum dies at 72