Climate science: A sinking feeling

@article{Patel2006ClimateSA,
  title={Climate science: A sinking feeling},
  author={Samir S. Patel},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2006},
  volume={440},
  pages={734-736}
}
The floods are getting worse in Tuvalu. As scientists argue over climate change and struggle to measure rising seas, Samir S. Patel meets the locals of this tiny island nation.The cruel seaThe islands of Tuvalu, formerly the Ellice Islands, lie just a few metres above sea level in the Pacific Ocean midway between Hawaii and Australia. This low elevation puts the 11,000 Tuvaluans in the front line in the event of a rise in sea level that could come with climate change. In 2000 Tuvalu joined the… 

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