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A young performance artist from the Marshall Islands will tell this weeks UN climate summit that its time for action and shes not alone

On Tuesday, a young woman from the Marshall Islands will stand before the leaders of the world.

Poet and performance artist Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner has one thing to say at the opening ceremony of the United Nations Climate Summit: I want to bring my peoples message out to the world, that climate change is a threat we need to take more seriously. Jetnil-Kijiner, 26, is one of just four people chosen to address the opening of Ban Ki-Moons global assembly in New York.

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