Pacific leaders gather at FAO before participating in the UN Climate Conference COP23. in Bonn. Credit: FAO
ROME, Nov 12 2017 (IPS) - A high-level meeting of political leaders -– hosted by the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) -– sounded an ominous warning: that climate change poses an “alarming threat to food systems and food security in the Pacific islands.”
And for many island nations, the impact of climate change also represents the “gravest of threats to their survival and viability”, including, for some, through the loss of territory due to sea-level rise—and the potential dan
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