Climate change: COP26 is ‘make or break’ moment for dozens of island nations, Grenada minister says | Climate News


Grenada’s minister for climate and environment has told Sky News that the COP26 climate summit is a “make or break” moment for the survival of dozens of island nations.

Simon Stiell said: “I think it’s make or break. The support of the international community… is absolutely essential for us, and other developing nations… for our survival.

“And our right to thrive – survival is such a base term. I want more for my children than just to survive.

Climate and environment minister Simon Stiell talks to Sky News
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Climate and environment minister Simon Stiell talks to Sky News
A sweeping view of Grenada, one of dozens of island nations vulnerable to climate change
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A sweeping view of Grenada, one of dozens of island nations vulnerable to climate change

“I want more for my people. I want more for myself than just to survive. We need to be able to thrive.”

Mr Stiell’s stark warning comes just weeks before world leaders gather for the G20 summit in Rome and the COP26 UN backed climate meeting in…



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