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Samoa Pleads For Global Action to Tackle Climate Change

‘First and worst’ is how environmental campaigners describe the impact of climate change on the people of Samoa in the South Pacific. The Polynesian nation of 200,000 people fears it will feel the full force of more frequent tropical cyclones, and that rising sea levels will drive them from their homes on the coast with disastrous consequences for the lucrative tourism industry. Samoa is a jewel in the South Pacific. Its Polynesian culture is rich and heartfelt. Then there...

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