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From Frontlines of Climate Change, an Urgent Challenge to World Leaders


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From Frontlines of Climate Change, an Urgent Challenge to World Leaders

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer

"Out here in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, climate change has arrived," Marshall Islands president Christopher Loeak says in a video address to be released globally on Friday, ahead of Sunday's People's Climate March and next week's UN Climate Summit.

Standing in front of the brick seawall he built to protect his home from the rising ocean, Loeak describes how his atoll nation, population 52,634, "is at the frontline in the battle against climate change."