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Island leaders' hearts sink over Trump's Paris Accord pullout

Strong response by vulnerable Pacific nations reflects alarm over climate change

AUCKLAND -- Pacific Island nations, many suffering the impact of rising sea levels connected to climate change, have been angered by U.S. President Donald Trump's decision on Thursday to pull out of a treaty aimed at limiting greenhouse gas emissions.

Fijian Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama expressed "grave disappointment" at the move.

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