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40-day Climate Walk to Tacloban kicks off in Luneta

Press release | October 2, 2014 at 11:35

MANILA, Philippines-- Climate change advocates from various sectors urged world governments to “walk their climate talk” as they launched the Climate Walk, dubbed as “A People’s Walk for Climate Justice.”

A year after Yolanda, Greenpeace enjoins Filipinos to make big polluters liable for...

Press release | November 8, 2014 at 12:40

Tacloban City—As the Philippines marked the first anniversary of super typhoon Yolanda’s historic landfall in Tacloban City, over 500 Filipinos joined a solidarity event demanding climate justice, vowing to hold big polluters accountable for...

G20 leaders urged to take action on cutting fossil fuel subsidies

Press release | November 4, 2011 at 12:28

Greenpeace today challenged G20 leaders attending this week’s summit in Cannes to deliver on their pledge (1) to cut fossil fuel subsidies and instead invest in green jobs, in response to the current global financial, economic, and environmental...

Re-affirming women’s struggle for climate justice

Blog entry by Joan Meris | March 6, 2013

Anthropogenic climate change is a proven science, whether or not people want to believe it. We are already threading 396 parts per million (ppm) of atmospheric carbon dioxide, way beyond the 350 ppm upper safety limit to avoid...

#ClimateWalk: the onset of hope

Blog entry by Johanna Fernandez | October 2, 2014

Barely two weeks after the monumental People’s Climate March, a humble Climate Walk begins. A postscript, if you may, in the letter written by thousands of empowered individuals calling on the world’s leaders to make the 2015 climate...

Because justice demands it

Blog entry by Albert Lozada | October 10, 2014

9 days of walking in solidarity with the global call for climate justice  brought us face-to-face with many people who’ve had more than once experienced the wrath of typhoons that have passed through the Philippines in recent years.

Home stretch to ground zero

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | November 3, 2014

Today marks the last week of the Climate Walk , we're now on our home stretch to ground-zero in Tacloban. The walk took a pause from the daily 30-40KM walk and spent the day participating in various local and youth-led activities...

#ClimateWalk: A beacon of inspiration for climate action

Blog entry by Jenny Tuazon | October 29, 2014

Week 4 Leg (first part of a three-part series blog) My week-long stint at the Climate Walk started in Naga City, which is almost halfway through 40 days of walking towards typhoon Yolanda's ground zero. I was welcomed with warm...

The state of constant uncertainty

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | November 4, 2014

After an 18-KM walk in the blazing sunset between Catbalogan and Mationg, Samar we strolled around the surrounding communities to talk and spend time with the people who have recently been hit by Typhoon Glenda (Rammasun) which hit...

Good Samaritan in Samar

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | November 5, 2014

The Bible's parable of the good samaritan serves as Jesus' answer to the question "who is my neighbor?" It functions as a constant reminder that we are keepers of one another. It is only in rare occassions that we get to meet people...

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