“Certainly, in the case of the Caribbean, we are feeling the effects of climate change.
We’re living it. We cannot be in denial — we’ve suffered the consequences. We’re minimal polluters, but we’re suffering disproportionate effects from climate change.
These profligate users of fossil fuel — they need to take responsibility. They have a global responsibility to reduce their climate emissions, or at least sequester them so they don’t end up in the earth’s atmosphere. It’s the responsible thing to do, to preserve humanity.”