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We refuse to accept a future where deadly storms become a way of life

We just sent out this email to our friends around the world. Not on our email list yet? Sign up here to receive crucial updates from the climate movement.  Dear Friends, I’m writing from the Philippines, where Typhoon Hagupit has forced over a million people into emergency shelters and taken more than 20 lives. This storm comes... (More...)
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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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Cultivating Climate Justice: From the Frontlines of the Crisis

By the Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA) and Other Worlds.   “To anyone who continues to deny the reality that is climate change…. I dare you to go to the islands of the Pacific, the islands of the Caribbean and the islands of the Indian Ocean and see the impacts of rising sea levels; to the mountainous... (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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Save Palawan's Pristine Environment

New coal plants in the face of Typhoon Haiyan and climate change are unacceptable — help us protect Palawan, the last frontier in the Philippines.

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