Mohamed Nasheed quote

"At the moment, every country arrives at climate negotiations seeking to keep their own emissions as high as possible. This is the logic of the madhouse, a recipe for collective suicide. We dont want a global suicide pact. We want a global survival pact"

Mohamed Nasheed

Born: May 17, 1967

Occupation: Former President of the Maldives

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