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Kenya’s Drought – A Humanitarian Crisis

The easterly region of  Africa is witnessing devastation as this part of the continent grapples with the grips of a recurrent severe drought.  Attributed mainly to global climate changes, the current drought stretches across the coastal north, northeastern and southern lowlands. Climate forecasts indicate the situation will persist for the next six months.    Kenya’s (More...)

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We stand with Bataan in saying no to coal

By: Chuck Baclagon Solar and wind energy are now at the same price or even cheaper than new fossil fuels in over 30 countries, according to the World Economic Forum. It is both ironic and tragic then that companies … (More...)

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Activists storm international coal summit

By: Chuck Baclagon


Activists protested at an international coal industry summit in the Philippines, ahead of the closing of the global climate negotiations in Morocco which aim to phase out coal and in turn limit global warming.    

Climate activists dressed as "coal spectres" to symbolize the menace of dirty energy during their peaceful protest at an international coal industry summit in the Philippines in front of New World Hotel and Dusit Thani. Photo: AC Dimatatac

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Anti-coal protest in the Philippines forces Korea Eximbank to withdraw from Green Climate Fund

  Protests in the Philippines against the Export-Import Bank of Korea’s (KEXIM) funding for coal projects have forced the latter’s withdrawal from the Green Climate Fund (GCF), a global fund under the auspices of the UN climate pact allocated for low-emission and climate-resilient development “After several months of campaigning against the accreditation of the Korean […] (More...)

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