The sense of urgency in acting on the climate crisis has never been higher than it is now. The rapid growth of the climate strikes shows how much young people care, and how much they are willing to act on it.
We are demanding climate action and climate justice as effects of climate change is tremendously felt by Estehanon like extreme heat, water acidification due to sea level rise and stronger typhoons like typhoon Yolanda which made its first landfall in Guiuan.
Like most college students, Rio Constantino constantly searches for sleep, alcohol, and an internet connection – in that order. He currently studies Biology at the University of the Philippines, Diliman, and dreams of becoming an ecologist one day.
We marched with approximately 70,000 people calling for solidarity on gender justice. We believe that our work in climate justice will not be fulfilled without achieving a just, inclusive and equitable world.