Last February 18-21, 2014 in Samarinda, East Kalimantan, Indonesia, JATAM and WALHI, together with the international coal network, have organized the first SE Asia Regional Coal Meeting. The main purposes of the meeting are to develop the network of groups working on coal in the region, to build the capacity of those groups and individuals to fight proposed coal plants... (More...)
The Canadian Youth Climate Coalition, 350 Pilipinas and Canada Philippines Solidarity for Human Rights are supporting TWO Pinoy Canadians on a journey to Powershift Pilipinas dubbed #SulongPH, a national climate convergence in Cebu City on March 26-29, 2014. After the Power Shift event they will continue for a community immersion in disaster-affected communities in the... (More...)
February 15 marks the first 100 days from#YolandaPH (international name: Haiyan). We #Never Forget how it devastated the Philippines. From February 8 to 15, we invite our fellow netizens to talk to our family, friends and countrymen on Facebook, Twitter and various other social networks about the continuing struggle that Yolanda survivors continue to face.... (More...)
What you are seeing are 12,000 survivors of Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) hailing from across the islands of Leyte and Samar that have gathered last January 25 in a massive protest action—the biggest, they say, that the Eastern Visayas region has ever seen in recent years—demanding compensation and justice in response to the criminal negligence and... (More...)
Thank you Commissioner Yeb for allowing me to share this to the world! In every struggle, we search for answers. At every crossroads, we reflect on where the paths may lead us. For every injustice suffered in this world, we try to find meaning. As we search for answers,reflect on where each path would lead... (More...)
We just sent this email blast out to our network in India, calling on to support the relief work underway in the state of Odisha affected by cyclone Phailin. They say lightning doesn’t strike the same place twice but given the unusual times that we live in, we shouldn’t be surprised if it did. As... (More...)
We just shared an update about Power Shift in China, and the equivalent of Taiwan’s Power Shift also took place in July. Here is the report: This July, the GPS Taiwan team led a successful workshop with more than 200 youth leaders around Taiwan on the climate movement. Since the summer of 2011, the two-day…...
This is an overdue report, but we’re super excited to share news from GPS activities in China. From 12-15 July more than 150 regional youth climate leaders from different parts of China gathered in Beijing for the beginning of GPS efforts in China. This was the International Youth Summit on Energy and Climate Change held…...