“Sun Come Up”: Documentary about Climate Refugees

January 30, 2011

“This is one of the first stories about climate refugees. –
It will not be the last.”

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One Response to ““Sun Come Up”: Documentary about Climate Refugees”


  1. 05/29/09 NYT article:

    “Jennifer Redfearn, a documentary maker, has been filming the gradual disappearance of the Carterets for a work called “Sun Come Up.” One clan chief told her he would rather sink with the islands than leave. It now takes only about 15 minutes to walk the length of the largest island, with food and water supplies shrinking all the time.”

    “The island states are seeking a response akin to the effort against terrorism after the Sept. 11 attacks. ‘The whole system bent itself to the task, and that is what we want,’ Mr. Beck said.”

    http://www.nytimes.com/2009/05/29/world/29refugees.html


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