"I speak for my delegation, but I speak for the countless people who will no longer be able to speak for themselves after perishing from the storm. I speak also for those who have been orphaned by the storm. speak for the people now racing against time to save survivors and alleviate the suffering of the people affected."
— Naderev Saño, the representative of the Philippines during UN climate negotiations in Warsaw, emphasizing the human costs of inaction.
(Source: Washington Post)