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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...)
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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...)
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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...)
Climate Impacts Climate Justice East Asia Fossil Fuels Southeast Asia