The capacity to pay it forward is one of the best acts of solidarity between those who are facing the disastrous impacts of the new reality of climate change. It shows triumph over tragedy and enables us to show that a fossil free world is doable and that technology is already available and can be controlled by communities who look after the interest of the common good.
The People’s Dossier on 1.5°C contains the stories of communities fighting against fossil fuel projects and for a fast and just transition to 100% renewable energy. It outlines how climate change is currently impacting them and grounds their fight in the latest climate science.
San Miguel Global Consolidated Power’s 600-megawatt coal plant stands no more than 500 meters away from a fisherfolk community in Limay, Bataan. Everyday they have to endure its adverse impacts that manifests in the form of ash causing skin and respiratory ailments.