Some pacific island countries decided to try to see what their recourse could be in the event that the scientific consensus is correct, and climate change is both real and caused by recent human civilization. If their nations will cease to exist due to rising sea level, and if their combined military power is clearly insufficient to stop the major nations from continuing to emit excess greenhouse gases, what should or could the islanders do about it? Could they sue? A year ago, some of them started trying to convince the International Court of Justice to weigh in on the matter:
In the past year, President Toribiong from Palau has gained a little bit of support from other nations, keeping this idea very much alive. Any thoughts?