Greenlanders … they have been always surviving. It’s very difficult to survive here. I’m from the Arctic. For me, it’s not a new thing to meet the mountains, to meet the ice, to meet the wind. I have been doing this since I was a child. I’m Nick Nelson and I’m from Greenland, born and
Thank you, Mr Secretary General, your excellencies, ladies and gentleman, and distinguished guests. I’m honored to be here today, I stand before you not as an expert but as a concerned citizen, one of the 400,000 people who marched in the streets of New York on Sunday, and the billions of others around the world
This environmental catastrophe bearing down on us I keep hearing that we’re killing the earth How dare you. You have stolen my dreams and my childhood But wait, I’ve been a consumer reporter for years, I’ve covered so many scares. Plague, famine, and perpetual war will kill us. We’re going to run out of oil.
Take a look outside your window. Is it hot and sunny? Is it cloudy and rainy? Is there snow on the ground? When you look out the window, you’re seeing what the weather is like today. Weather is only temporary. For example, a blizzard can turn into a flood after just a few warm spring
– Picture a map of Florida with its long sandy beaches and wetlands, or cities like New York, Venice, and Alexandria, all metropolises with some pretty watery boundaries. Now, try to picture what these might look like in 100 years. The Sunshine State might look very different than it does today. The same goes for