An article in Telegraph | Trip B.
Naderev Sano, representative for the Philippines at the UN Climate Change talks, broke down in tears as he addressed delegates present in Warsaw. Sano, whose family is from Tacloban – one of the worst hit areas by the Typhoon Haiyan – announced that he was going on a hunger strike until “a meaningful outcome is in sight.” Representatives from 190 nations have gathered in Poland to try and promulgate a new pact to fight global warming.
“What my country is going through as a result of this extreme climate event is madness,” said Sano. “We can fix this. We can stop this madness. Right now, right here.”
He then said that the intensity of the storm was the result of climate change.
“Science tells us that simply, climate change will mean more intense tropical storms,” he posted in The Guardian on Tuesday, November 12.
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