UOW student's climate refugee fears spurs Glasgow COP26 mission

Agron Latifi
By Agron Latifi
Updated October 29 2021 - 9:12pm, first published 4:30am
Proud Pacific Islander and University of Wollongong student Moemoana Schwenke will address the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow. Picture: Supplied

Her name means calm ocean but Moemoana Schwenke is ready to tell world leaders just how upset she is about climate change inaction, with fears her people in the Pacific Islands and Samoa will become climate refugees.

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Agron Latifi

Agron Latifi

Sports Reporter

Wollongong born and bred. I love reporting about the Illawarra region and have been doing it for more than 20 years. I've moved into sport recently after covering the education round for the last five plus years for the Illawarra Mercury. It's been a great pleasure.

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