Small island states in need of climate resilience

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  • 2015•12•02     Paris     Europa Newswire

    Climate negotiations at COP21 in Paris are framed by a great number of side-events and press conferences aimed at bringing together all stakeholders needed to mitigate climate change and climate resilience.

    While many talk about scientific findings and economic aspects, examples of the impact that climate change has on the lives of millions of people around the world are also the subject of a few other events.

    The UNFCCC Adaptation Committee hosted an event to raise awareness on climate resilience through poetry and documentary. After the screening of “Adapting to a changing climate”, a short award-winning documentary which features examples of countries that are affected by climate change, performance artist and poet Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner from the Marshall Islands performed her poem “2 Degrees”.

    Read the article online here.