The rich injustice of COP26
Many island nations weren't able to attend, making it easier for rich nations to ignore their cries for help.
“We will never know when the tide raises and swallows our homes. Our cultures, our languages and our traditions will be taken by the ocean.”
—Unnamed activist from Papua New Guinea at COP26, U.N. news service, 11/8/21.
“You can't relocate your grandparents' graves.”
—Ruth Łchav'aya K'isen Miller, co-founder of Polluters Out, NPR interview, 11/8/21.