23 Jan 2019

Fiji's Bainimarama listed as top 'global thinker'

4:27 pm on 23 January 2019

Fiji's prime minister Frank Bainimarama has been listed as one of the world's top "global thinkers" for his work on climate change.

Frank Bainimarama

Frank Bainimarama Photo: RNZ / Koroi Hawkins

The American magazine Foreign Policy lists Mr Bainimarama as a top ten thinker on energy and climate.

The publication said he had established himself as a global advocate for environmental protection.

The Governor of California Jerry Brown tops the climate list while the New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern tops the list for under 40 year olds.