DiscoverNOW on PBSClimate Crisis
Climate Crisis

Climate Crisis

Update: 2009-11-27
Share

Description

The Maldives, a nation of roughly 1200 low-lying islands in the Indian Ocean, could be underwater by the end of this century if climate change causes ocean levels to rise. On the eve of the big climate summit in Copenhagen, the country's president, Mohamed Nasheed, is warning of a massive exodus from the Maldives if drastic global action is not taken. NOW talks with President Nasheed about the climate crisis and why he compares it to genocide.
Comments 
loading
In Channel
The Best of NOW: The Wars

The Best of NOW: The Wars

2010-04-2300:24:15

A Town Revitalized?

A Town Revitalized?

2010-04-0900:24:09

Maximum Capacity

Maximum Capacity

2010-04-0200:22:48

"Gasland"

"Gasland"

2010-03-2600:22:48

Angry Voters

Angry Voters

2010-02-1900:22:39

Caring About Congo

Caring About Congo

2010-02-1200:22:39

Saving Haiti's Mothers

Saving Haiti's Mothers

2010-01-2900:22:39

Saving American Journalism

Saving American Journalism

2010-01-1500:22:48

Targeting the Taliban

Targeting the Taliban

2010-01-0800:22:48

Student Loan Sinkhole?

Student Loan Sinkhole?

2009-12-2500:22:48

The Marines Are Landing

The Marines Are Landing

2009-12-1100:22:28

Climate Crisis

Climate Crisis

2009-11-2700:22:39

loading
Download from Google Play
Download from App Store
00:00
00:00
1.0x

0.5x

0.8x

1.0x

1.25x

1.5x

2.0x

3.0x

Climate Crisis

Climate Crisis

now on pbs