Island states seek tougher U.N. climate deal

A group of 43 small island states called on Wednesday for tougher goals for fighting global warming than those being considered at U.N. climate talks, saying that rising seas could wipe them off the map.

"We are not prepared to sign a suicide agreement that causes small island states to disappear," Selwin Hart of Barbados Full Story »

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by Dwight Rousu - Dec. 4, 2008

The small island states are pushing for lower limits than most of the rest of the world. They have the most to lose, and are trying to be heard.

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