Fiji Sun Online, 21st May 2018

Prime Minister Voreqe Baini­marama says those who do not accept the reality of climate change are forces that are only capa­ble of thinking in the short term.

Speaking on Saturday at the closed-door Summit of the 8th Pacific Islands Leaders Meeting (PALM8) Mr Bainimarama called for ur­gent action to address issues such as dying coral reefs and fish stock migration.

“Our message is being received, I believe, but it is being dis­regarded by some because some people prefer to surrender to a pleasant fantasy then confront and overcome a very un­pleasant truth,” Mr Bainimarama said.

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