"We are caught in the middle, effectively, in Tuvalu. We are very, very worried," Sopoaga told the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
"We are already suffering. It's already like a weapon of mass destruction and the indications are all there... we only need to garner strong collective leadership to address this.
"The people of Tuvalu are going to underscore again (in New York) the message that we are dying."
This 2014 story published in the Climate Change Dispatch