Rural climate skeptics are costing us time and money. Do we keep indulging them?
When you come here from the city, you know, you can see the sun coming from behind this hill. The light coming in the window of your house, that’s like our sun because it brings a lot of energy. And then one year, we went to the beach. And the light’s so intense, you can’t even walk because you need a sunburn. The same thing happened there, in the city, we’ve got to have sunscreen.
So I decided to go back to the city, and my daughter, she didn’t want to, she wanted to go back to the city.
I’m from San Pedro Sula in Honduras and even from this small municipality alone, there are eight million people. And of course, we have the sea and it makes the country very complex. It’s like an ocean. And we have this sea with these many colors that you can think about, with all the different colors of the sea, but also, for the residents, because we’ve only got a sea and, you know, we’ve got this beautiful, beautiful green coast, but it has been a very hard transition for the people of this area, for the inhabitants.
So I went back to San Pedro Sula and decided that I wanted to help the people. I decided to help them because not only my job, not only my company, my family, I decided to try to help them out and I decided to go back and I started a project. I decided to go back and see if I could help the people of San Pedro Sula.
Now, back in 2010, I was going to spend a month in the country, but they didn’t allow me. They said that I was going to be fined because I was going to be working in the street and they were not having any money for me to pay my fee. And so I was going to tell you that I was going to go with my mom, my father and my little