For the past 20 years, the Solomon Islands have been a hotspot for sea level rise.
Its seas have risen at almost three-times the global average — about 7-10 millimetres per year since 1993.
Fiji Football Association has encouraged participants on this week’s FIFA Youth Coaching Course to stay motivated and disciplined as they progress as coaches.
CEO Mohammed Yusef gave the words of advice during the opening ceremony of the course at Fiji FA Headquarters in Vatuwaqa on Monday.
The share of 18- to 24-year-olds who report having used online dating has nearly tripled in the last two years.
Today 27% of these young adults report that they have done so, up from just 10% in early 2013.
This higher local rate is partly the result of natural climate variability.
The islands lost to the sea range in size from one to five hectares and supported dense tropical vegetation that was at least 300 years old.
Climate Home (5/6) reported that global climate negotiators have released a draft plan for continuing climate negotiations in coming years.
French and Moroccan officials said that all countries should participate in developing the rulebook for the Paris Agreement, reached in December 2015.
Christian Science Monitor (5/9) reported that rising seas linked to climate change may have caused the severe shoreline erosion of six islands and led to the disappearance of five others in the Solomon Islands, according to researchers from the University of Queensland.
The Guardian (5/6) covered the two-day Climate Action 2016 Summit in Washington, DC, where World Bank President Jim Yong Kim said plans to build hundreds of coal-fired power plants in Asia over the next 20 years would be disastrous for the planet.