This Man On The Verge Of Breaking Down Says More In 3 Minutes Than Most Say In A Lifetime

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The lead negotiator for the Philippines at the U.N. Climate Change Conference in Doha, Qatar, in 2012 has been personally affected by climate change — so much so that he lost his composure mid-speech. At 1:00, he explains why he's so invested. At 1:40, he starts losing words. At 2:08, he breaks my heart. And hopefully he gets you to listen. "If not us, then who? If not now, then when?"

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