Yeb Saño, 350 Board Member and Executive Director of Greenpeace South East Asia, writes about the shocking national election results in the Philippines. His message also resonates on many levels with what is happening in other parts of the world right now.
Over a billion people are currently contending with deadly temperatures as the relentless heatwave in Pakistan and India continues to climb, with spring-time temperatures already 5-8 degrees celsius above normal.
The heat waves raging through South Asia are what a climate crisis looks like. The record-breaking temperatures have led to electricity and water shortages and affected the poorest sections of the society who have done the least to cause this crisis.