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Pacific nations open summit with eye on climate fight

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CLIMATE CHANGE. Members of the 16-nation Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) are greeted by traditional dancers in grass skirts at the meeting’s opening in the Micronesian capital Palikir on September 8, 2016. Photo by Bill Jaynes/AFP

Climate change threatens the very existence of some low-lying island countries such as Kiribati and Tuvalu

PALIKIR, Micronesia (Sept. 8, 2016) — Pacific island leaders opened their annual regional summit Thursday, September 8, with a colorful ceremony in Micronesia, as some of the world’s smallest nations vowed to put up a big fight against climate change.  Continue reading Pacific nations open summit with eye on climate fight