ISLANDS: 'It's too late for us' -- Kiribati president Published: Thursday, June 12, 2014 Kiribati President Anote Tong has said it is "too late" to save the small island nation from rising sea levels. Please subscribe to ClimateWire to read the full story. Username: Password: Forgot your access codes? Recover them. Not a subscriber? Sign up for a trial. Ready to subscribe? Click here.