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'That's the goal, to show the scale of this.'
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CANBERRA – Opposition Leader Bill Shorten is certainly getting into the swing of his south Pacific fact-finding trip. In Kiribati to see the effects of climate change first hand, Shorten busted some m...
There is no regional or global mechanism to take care of the fate of people displaced by the impacts of climate change. Even if your island is under water, you do not fit within the current international legal definition of 'refugee', which is all about persecution.