Urgent pleas to Trump at UN climate talks

Fiji's Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama urged the United States to play its part in rescuing his Pacific island state -- and the world at large -- from climate changeThe leader of Fiji, whose nation is being resculpted by rising seas, pleaded Friday with Donald Trump to join the fight against global warming. Invoking World War II, Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama urged the United States to play its part in rescuing his Pacific island state — and the world at large — from climate change. Bainimarama invited the US president-elect — who has repeatedly called global warming a hoax — to visit Fiji to see for himself the devastating impact of climate-fuelled cyclones and storm surges.

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