org/2012/09/man-from-drowning-pacific-island-of-kiribati-denied-climate-refugee-status/31067) the high-profile case of a man from the small island nation of Kiribati who was denied refugee status in New Zealand last year after he argued that climate change would cause sea levels to rise and submerge his country, which stands only 10 feet (3 meters) above sea level at its highest point.
What does KI stand for?
KI stands for Kiribati (ISO country code, top level domain)
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We have 10 other meanings of KI in our Acronym Attic
- Kibi (kilobinary, 2^10)
- Killer Instinct
- Kinderberg International
- Kinetic Inhibitor (chemistry)
- Kinetic Interceptor
- King Island (Tasmania, Australia)
- King's Indian (chess)
- King's Island (amusement park, Cincinnati, Ohio)
- Kingdom Interlinear (Jehovah's Witnesses)
- Kinsey Institute
Samples in periodicals archive:
Afraid that international efforts to stem greenhouse gas emissions aren't moving fast enough to halt impending sea-level rise, the government of the Pacific island nation of Kiribati is making plans to relocate its people to another homeland.
Official Name: Republic of Kiribati [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] PROFILE Geography Area: 719 sq.
Kiribati expects to be the first such nation to vanish beneath the rising waves.