Island nations fight for survival, seek liability claims against big polluters

GLASGOW – The world’s small island developing states have long fought for recognition of the growing threats they face from global warming, but the much-needed money to help them adapt to rising seas and deadlier storms has proved elusive.

Most small island developing states, or Sids, face multiple threats, including storm damage to buildings and roads, droughts and spoiling of freshwater supplies from sea water.

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