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These people are about to reach the end of a 1,000-km walk commemorating one of the worst storms in history

These brave, determined souls are walking 1,000 kilometers from Manila to “ground zero” of Typhoon Haiayan (aka Yolanda) in Tacloban City in the Philippines to demand climate justice. They’re set to arrive on November 8th, the one year anniversary of the strongest storm ever to make landfall. Watch the video, then follow the walk here.... (More...)
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Power Shift Pilipinas: #SulongPH

Power Shift Pilipinas national youth-led convergence takes on PH climate crisis National day of action in Cebu to protest crises of coal expansion, energy privatization and Yolanda injustice CEBU CITY – Over 100 youth and grassroots participants in the Power Shift Pilipinas (PSPH), a national youth-led convergence held in Cebu City confronting the crisis of... (More...)
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“I am determined to fight on!” Ibu Mardiana, 55, Indonesia

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...)
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Philippine-Canada Solidarity

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...)
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#NeverForget #YolandaPH

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...)
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Haiyan Survivors Rising Up!

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...)
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Fasting for the Climate is a Fast for Humanity by PH Negotiator Naderev Yeb Saño

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...)
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