10 Nov 2022

Bahamas PM tells COP27 his country will keep fighting

From Morning Report, 8:23 am on 10 November 2022

Rich countries have been told it is in their self interest to slash emissions, or face tens of millions of climate refugees at their borders.

It is a scenario which New Zealand may have to grapple with, with Pacific nations particularly susceptible to sea level rise.

Bahamas Prime Minister Philip Davis told the COP27 summit that his country will not stop fighting, as to do so will consign them to a watery grave.