High Level Meeting Interview with Prime Minister of Ethiopia
This post is part of a series by guest bloggers Anthony Tomaine and Leah Block, senior chemistry students attending the COP16 conference in Cancun under the sponsorship of the ACS Committee on Environmental Improvement.
At the talk “High-Level Advisory Group on Climate Change Financing” there were many points addressed. At the start the Secretary-General’s Report was issued to all who attended. It was then referred to as the “leg work” already completed and this meeting was just to provide an overview of what is being suggested and to give all in attendance a chance to voice their opinions.
After the question and answer session at the closing of the talk, Anthony and I were lucky enough to get a brief statement from the Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia to reach out to all youths. We identified ourselves as students reporting from America and we got him on tape stating that our youth is going to play a large role in climate change policy. He also stated that the use of new technologies will aid in preventing a cataclysmic disaster.