Former President of Kiribati, Anote Tong, Keynotes CEO Summit atop Salesforce Tower: Urges Climate Action

 In EcoCurrent

230 corporate executives from the San Francisco Bay Area gathered atop Salesforce Tower to hear former President of Kiribati Climate Warrior, His Excellency Anote Tong whose tiny atoll nation in the Pacific faces the danger of drowning with Sea Level Rise due to Climate Change. Speaking at an event organized by the Aquarium of the Bay, Anote Tong expressed concerns while pointing to the dangers of inaction and regulatory capture of policy makers. Faced with the notion of ‘climate refugees’, he stated the need for awareness and action. “We must educate ourselves, others and work towards collective solutions rising above our political and personal differences,” said Tong to a packed audience


From left to right, Former President of Kiribati Anote Tong, Hawaii Senator Kalani English, and George Jacob, President & CEO of

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