Mohamed Nasheed : «reducing emissions is not a shared sacrifice, but a common opportunity»

COP 15 Copenhagen : Statement by President of Maldives

Té / 23 December 2009

Maldives is one of the most vulnerable countries in the world to climate change. «Carbon concentrations higher than 350 parts per million, and temperature rises above 1.5 degrees, will submerge my country», said the President of Maldives. This negociation is «a matter of life and death». Following his statement delivered at the UNFCCC conference, during the high level segment, 16 December 2009.


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