Tonga and climate change “Our people are on the line, our cultures are going to disappear”


One World TV interviewed Sione Taulo Fulivai from the small Pacific Island state of Tonga on the last day of the UN climate negotiations at COP17 in Durban. Small Island states face rising atmospheric and sea surface temperatures, rising sea levels spoiling freshwater reservoirs and agriculture and threatening to innundate their land, and changing rainfall pattens. They are on the frontline of global warming.

via Tonga and climate change “Our people are on the line, our cultures are going to disappear” : Indybay.