Flooding in Metro Manila

After two weeks of heavy rain, Metro Manila woke up early morning Tuesday to find the city virtually submerged in water. Though no storm warnings were issued, unusual rainfall reminiscent of Typhoon Ketsana in 2009, left more than 800,000 of people stranded, homeless, and without power. Developing countries like the Philippines are the most vulnerable and least prepared to face the climate crisis. Climate experts say that unless decisive solutions are immediately put on the table, the worst is yet to come. As we continue to develop and upgrade climate change adaptation mechanisms at home, Greenpeace strongly calls on industrialized countries, which account for most of the world's greenhouse gas emissions—the greatest contributor to climate change—to take responsibility. It is unfair that people in the Philippines should be the ones paying a greater price for the damage that developed countries have wrought on the environment.

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The Great Contaminated Outdoors

Video | January 18, 2016 at 14:17

Eight Greenpeace teams travelled to well-known remote areas across three continents to collect water and snow samples, and test them for PFCs, the hazardous chemicals used to make outdoor gear waterproof.

Greenpeace Southeast Asia's 2015 campaign highlights

Video | December 26, 2015 at 13:09

2015, another remarkable year of protecting our PLANET. Without you, this success would not be possible. Thank you for all your support. Your strength and courage inspired us. THANK YOU.

2015: A Year in Pictures

Image gallery | December 24, 2015

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