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Norway: Heed our call divest from destruction

Yesterday Gerry Arances, the national coordinator of the Philippine Movement for Climate Justice, a broad coalition of grassroots organizations working with vulnerable sectors and communities to campaign for climate justice in the Philippines, addressed the Norwegian Parliament to divest the Norwegian sovereign fund from fossil-fuels as it comes under review in the Norwegian Parliament. Below... (More...)
Climate Justice Coal Divestment East Asia Southeast Asia

Vietnam raises the heat CommonBank to protect the Great Barrier Reef with an awesome music party!

In the past week communities across Australia and the planet held powerful actions at over 60 CommBank branches and raised the heat on CommBank and laid the foundations for a movement that won’t stop until the Bank rules out financing for the Galilee Basin mega coal mines. Among those that participated are the youth volunteers from 350.org... (More...)
Coal Coal Divestment East Asia Fossil Fuels South Asia

Palawan is in trouble!

Sharing a message from Cynthia Sumagaysay- Del Rosario who is currently part of the struggle to protect the Philippine province of Palawan from DMCI Holdings’ proposed coal plant project. Dear friends, If you have already been to Palawan, you know that it is one special place. Aside from being voted as “the best island in the world”... (More...)
Coal Coal East Asia Southeast Asia

Going beyond 60 minutes

Earth Hour has become an expression of unanimity and solidarity for a more sustainable path to progress, with millions of people across the globe taking part in the initiative every year. As good as it is though, we must never forget that responding proportionately to the challenge posed by climate change it must not begin... (More...)
Actions/Demonstrations East Asia Southeast Asia

Pope Francis Urged to Divest from Fossil Fuels During Visit to the Philippines

As Pope Francis starts his visit to the Philippines this week, environmentalists and Filipino organizations are upping their calls for the Pope to divest the Vatican from fossil fuels. You can join their call to action by clicking here. “We look to Pope Francis to break the political impasse preventing real action on climate change.... (More...)
Climate Justice Divestment East Asia Fossil Fuels

People Surge: to Rage and Love for Justice

It was plastered all over our nation’s news and even broke into the global reports: the inspiring strength to rise up, resurge and demand justice despite their tragic losses was displayed by the People Surge, an alliance of Super Typhoon Haiyan survivors and their supporters.   I have witnessed the increasing poverty in the most impacted... (More...)
Actions/Demonstrations Climate Impacts Climate Justice Coal Corruption East Asia Extreme Weather Southeast Asia