Thank you Mr. President of the COP,
President Kaczynski [Poland],
President Jagdeo [Guyana],
Prime Minister Ielemia [Tuvalu],
Prime Minister Reinfeldt [Sweden],
Executive Secretary de Boer [UNFCCC]
Ladies and gentlemen,
Most of you have noticed, entering this hall, a sculpture of a 10-foot-high “wave” of
carbon-dioxide emissions, about to engulf the planet.
This is no empty metaphor.