1st Female President of the Marshall Islands & Her Poet Daughter: We Need Climate & Nuclear Justice

    <a href="http://www.democracynow.org/2017/11/14/1st_female_president_of_the_marshall"><img alt="_s3_marshall-island-guests" src="https://www.democracynow.org/images/story/59/39459/w320/_S3_Marshall-island-guests.jpg" style="float:right; padding-left:5px;" /></a>This year&#8217;s U.N. climate summit is known as the first &#8220;Islands <span class="caps">COP</span>,&#8221; with Fiji presiding over the event, but hosting it in Bonn, Germany, because of the logistical challenges of hosting 25,000 people in Fiji at the start of the South Pacific cyclone season. Today is also Gender Day here at the U.N. Climate Change Conference. We are joined by the first woman president of the Marshall Islands, Hilda Heine, and her daughter, poet and climate change activist Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner.

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