This Mother Gave a Poem To the UN On Why We Must Act on Climate Change For Our Daughters Sake


26 year old poet Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner, from the Marshall Islands, told this poem at the Opening Ceremony of the UN Secretary-General's Climate Summit. After Kathy finished telling her poem entitled "Dear Matafele Peinem", her daughter and husband joined her on stage, to a standing ovation with many world leaders moved to tears.