Enele Sopoaga

Enele Sopoaga

If you live on an atoll and you get a warning by radio that a big wave is coming and everyone is told to move to higher ground, where are you supposed to go on these islands? There is none. The highest ground is four-meters (around 13 feet) above sea level, meaning you'd be safer in a coconut tree. How, though, are you supposed to get your grandfather, grandmother and grandchildren up there?More Enele Sopoaga quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Sometimes I wonder if there is really goodwill in the world to worry about saving human beings, or whether we are just using that as camouflage for our own interests, the self-centered drive for more profits.More Enele Sopoaga quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Either we stand united and agree to combat climate change or we will all stumble and fall and condemn humanity to a tragic future.More Enele Sopoaga quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
People living on atolls like Tuvalu are among the world's most threatened populations.More Enele Sopoaga quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Tuvalu's future at current levels of global warming is already bleak. Any further temperature increase will spell its total demise.More Enele Sopoaga quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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