Month: August 2021

Special Report

Those Least Responsible

Some of the only statements in line with these realities were made by representatives of the “SIDS” — small island developing states — which make up 20% of UN membership and whose very existence is threatened at a 1.5° increase. “We refuse to be relegated to the footnotes of history, and to be collateral damage for the greed of others,” said Mia Mottley, the Prime Minister of Barbados. “Make no mistake. There will be mass migration by climate refugees that will destabilize the countries of the world that are not on the front line of the climate crisis.”

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