COP26: Obama invokes Hawaiian proverb as he highlights vulnerability of island nations

Published Nov 08 2021 at 2:29 PM GMT
  • Former US President Barack Obama extolled the importance of protecting island nations most vulnerable to global warming as he started a two-day campaign to convince world leaders the United States had never relinquished its fight against climate change.
  • “Islands are the canary in the coal mine in this situation,” Obama said on Monday in his first public address at the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, Scotland.
  • “They are sending a message now that if we don’t act – and act boldly – it’s going to….



  • Published Nov 8, 2021 2:29 PM GMT