Online climate summit shows decisions the world’s youth would make at COP26. AT the age of 14, Gladys Habu noticed that an island near her home was beginning to disappear. Five years later the island where her grandparents had lived was gone, swallowed by the sea. The vanishing of the culturally important Kale Island was just one of the signs of climate change making life ever harder for Habu and her family. Growing up on the Solomon Islands her upbringing involved constantly having to relocate their home on stilts, planting new mangroves, or building stone walls along the shore to protect what was left of their beachfront.
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