A concerned group of citizens gathered in the front of the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo to take part in an emergency action hosted by Greenpeace Japan and 350.org Japan to protest the U.S. exit from the Paris Agreement.
In a …
In the past few years, reactionary politicians across the world have been seizing power with the backing of fossil fuel interests. One of those politicians, Donald Trump, is contemplating attacking international climate action by taking the United Stat…
By Chuck Baclagon
The science is clear. Climate change is the greatest threat of our time.
It is a global phenomenon that at its very heart impacts the lives and livelihoods of local communities, especially in countries like the Philippines …
By Chuck Baclagon
Struggle is the tension between hope and desperation. It best describes the plight of the many who have gotten a glimpse of climate change’s destructive onslaught already felt by countries like the Philippines.
President Duterte’s agreement to ratify the Paris climate agreement is welcome news for the Philippines. It opens the potential not just for renewables and the bigger energy sector but also for the overall economy.
Last week, 350 Pilipinas coordinator, Zeph Repollo, was part of an international solidarity mission to a remote village of the Dulangan People in Mindanao, Philippines. I’m writing this note from the lush, forest-clad Daguma Mountain Ranges of Mindanao, Philippines, where the indigenous Dulangan People are in a dangerous struggle against logging and mining corporations encroaching […]
As many commemorate Good Friday by celebrating the person who embodied a life of open healing and shared eating, of radical itinerancy and egalitarianism, of human contact without discrimination and hierarchies, of preferential option for the poor, and who was executed by the Roman Empire because of these… We likewise remember and consecrate the […]
The Philippines’ raucous democracy cranks into top gear as the three-month campaign season starts with most interest on a crowded contest to succeed Benigno Aquino III, as the president of the republic, with familiar themes of corruption, dictatorship and personality politics to dominate the current public discourse. In the midst of the election circus advocates […]