Video of the Week: Rising Waters, Rising Poets

In this week’s Video of the Week, watch two poets from two different walks of life unite to call attention to climate change. Aka Niavana is from Greenland, and she reflects on the way life is changing as the glaciers around her melt. Kathy Jetnil-Kijner is from the Marshall Islands, where her home is threatened by the melting ice and rising seas. In a joint expedition to the remote fjords of southern Greenland, the two activists perform their poetry, hoping to inspire action on climate change.

The story, published in The Guardian, is written by Bill McKibben, co-founder of 350.org.


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