UN chief and Kiribati leader warn over climate change threat to Pacific islands

5 September 2011 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the President of Kiribati, Anote Tong, today stressed that climate change posed the most serious threat to the livelihoods, security and survival of the island nation’s residents and the inhabitants of the wider Pacific region, saying the phenomenon was undermining efforts to achieve sustainable development.

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UN chief and Kiribati leader warn over climate change threat to Pacific islands

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