12 Nov 2021

COP26: Climate refugee crisis unless emissions are cut, says Maldives environment minister

At the forefront of the climate emergency are those who live on low-lying islands across the world, and it was their representatives that gave some of the most moving speeches today on the conference floor.

We were joined by Shauna Aminath, minister of environment for the Maldives, and Seve Paeniu, Tuvalu’s minister for finance and climate change.