A Climate Change And Human Security Of Modern Nation States in South Pacific Mariko Yoshida Keio University Of Policy Management. From Kyoto Protocol’s reviews….
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A Climate Change And Human Security Of Modern Nation States in South PacificMariko YoshidaKeio University Of Policy Management
….Pacific island countries have contributed an estimated 0.06 per cent to global greenhouse emissions
Case Study: Tuvalu and a recent sea level rise
・Nine atolls which have a total land area of 27 square km(the fourth smallest country in terms of land area).
・Formerly known as the Ellice Islands,separated from the Gilbert Islands and achieved independence from Great Britain in 1978
・Population growth rate:1.51%
・ MIRAB :
South Pacific economic model composed of Migration, Remittances, Aid and Bureaucracy (particularly Kiribati, Tuvalu, Cook Islands, Niue, and Tokelau)- Bertram and Watters, 1985.
・ the lack of formal-sector domestic economic activity presented a conceptual challenge to the conventional analysis of developing economies in small nations
・ Tuvalu reportedly makes millions of dollars each year by leasing its highly marketable .tv Internet domain and became a member of the United Nations in 2000
・ Small Island developing states formed Alliance Of Small Island States (AOSIS) for executions of the environment action plan
Flooding and Evacuation:2
Ex: land ownership, water supply
(a leader of traditional Tuvaluan society)