Elizabeth Barrette (ysabetwordsmith) wrote,
Elizabeth Barrette
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The Persistence of Speaking

The more I see of President Nasheed, the more I admire him. He's a little guy from a little nation hardly anyone heard of until recently, but he will not shut up about climate change and the need to stop it. Go, brother, go!

NOW | Drowning Nations
NOW: "The Maldives, a nation of roughly 1,200 low-lying islands in the Indian Ocean, could be underwater by the end of this century if climate change causes ocean levels to rise. On the eve of the big climate summit in Copenhagen, the country's president, Mohamed Nasheed, is warning of a massive exodus from the Maldives if drastic global action is not taken."
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