Drought, storm surges, failing harvests, and potential wars. From African deserts to South American jungles, the news from the climate change front lines is increasingly desperate.
In Lima, bureaucrats and leaders from nearly 200 governments are haggling over the fine print of a planned climate change treaty, due to be signed in Paris in December 2015. Citizens at the sharp end of global warming have also been gathering here.
Here’s what three of them, from three parts of the world that are highly vulnerable to changes in the climate, said to GlobalPost.