In the Pacific, climate change means trying to expect the unexpected

Published: 25/08/2017
In the Pacific, climate change means trying to expect the unexpected
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Photo: Xmyrxn/Flickr I was reflecting on the saying that “ignorance is bliss” as our plane was landing in Tuvalu, a small island nation in the South Pacific. We had been advised that portions of the recent runway resealing was failing in a number of locations, but it was the video below—showing the runway ‘floating’ under the weight of someone walking on it—that was particularly disconcerting.&nbs

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