Leaders from all over the world arrived in Paris this weekend to participate in the most important climate summit yet: COP21.

Video: World Leaders Make COP21 Count

The stakes couldn’t be higher and to highlight the cause and focus everyone’s minds on the critical job in hand, The Elders have produced a short 2-minute film. It is a call to action for all leaders, and especially those attending the Conference in Paris.

The video features four of The Elders:
Mr. Kofi Annan – Chair of The Elders
President Jimmy Carter
President Mary Robinson
President Ernesto Zedillo

Mary Robinson says of her five grandchildren: "I like to think that they’ll look back 35 years to 2015 and say, “Thank goodness, they made the decisions that put us on a better course, where we would be safe beneath 2 degrees Celsius.”"

Kofi Annan on future generations: “I cannot say that I am very proud of what my generation has done and what we’re going to leave them. We still have time to do something and we cannot afford to fail.”

Without a legal, international, fair and equitable agreement, future generations will not be living in a safe world. A shift towards renewable energy is essential for a sustainable world.

comments powered by Disqus

Latest news

Your Chance To Join Charlize Theron and June Diane Raphael for Karaoke

Your Chance To Join Charlize Theron and June Diane Raphael for Karaoke Jun 26, 2019

Here is your chance to join Charlize Theron and June Diane Raphael for a debaucherous night of karaoke. More
More news