This is the speech that made headlines as Simon Kofe not only spoke of the impacts of climate change on his island home but also showed it.
The viral speech propelled Mr Kofe's message that in order to save the world we must save Tuvalu.
Simon Kofe is a Tuvaluan politician. He was appointed as the Minister for Justice, Communication & Foreign Affairs, in the cabinet of Kausea Natano following the 2019 Tuvaluan general election.
This week Minister Kofe is making headlines once again as he has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize by Norwegian politician Guri Melby.
Mr. Kofe told media that he is still in disbelief.
"Our message has been, if you save Tuvalu now, you are essentially saving the world.