Increase in sea levels due to global warming could lead to ‘ghost states’ | Environment | The Guardian

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lobal warming could create "ghost states" with governments in exile ruling over scattered citizens and land that has been abandoned to rising seas, an expert said yesterday.

Francois Gemenne, of the Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations in Paris, said the likely loss of small island states such as Tuvalu and the Maldives raised profound questions over nationality and territory

Increase in sea levels due to global warming could lead to ‘ghost states’ | Environment | The Guardian

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