The political won’t

350 or bust

The lead negotiator for the Philippines at the Climate Conference in Doha, Naderev Saño, could not keep back the tears as he made a passionate appeal for real action on climate change.

“I appeal to all, please, no more delays, no more excuses. Please, let Doha be remembered as the place where we found the political will to turn things around…

The outcome of our work is not about what our political masters want. It is about what is demanded of us by 7 billion people…

I ask of all of us here, if not us, then who? If not now, then when? If not here, then where?”

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Here is more coverage from the last day in Doha, when 19-year-old Syrian-American student Munira Sibai addressed the delegates at the U.N. climate summit.

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“So let me now speak beyond the negotiators in this room to the people who I…

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Phlyarologist (part-time) and pendant. Campaigner for action against anthropogenic global warming (AGW) and injustice in all its forms. Humanist, atheist, notoftenpist. Wannabe poet, writer and astronaut.
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One Response to The political won’t

  1. witsendnj says:

    Thank goodness somebody cropped it to (mostly) cut out that guy in the front left who was chomping on gum (or something) through the whole speech. I’m sorry, but I wanted to slap him!

    This is powerful stuff, no visual distractions:

    http://climateandcapitalism.com/2012/12/10/bolivia-at-un-talksclimate-is-not-for-sa/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+climateandcapitalism%2FpEtD+%28Climate+and+Capitalism%29

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