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Welcome to Copenhagen!

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | December 3, 2009

I just got to Copenhagen a few hours ago, and this being my first visit to the city I was of course looking out the window of the plane as we approached Kastrup airport. And lo and behold, there was the Greenpeace ship Beluga II ...

It ain't over till the fat lady sings

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | November 8, 2009 1 comment

From the Climate Rescue Blog It’s the last day of the climate negotiations in Barcelona, I’m sitting in my hotel lobby after attending the final session at the negotiations in Barcelona and reflecting on all that has happened - and...

Sowing the seeds of a revolution

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | October 22, 2009

“Kung di tayo sino? Kung hindi ngayon kalian?” (“If not us, who? If not now, when?”) This familiar line that has been sort of a cliché among Filipino activists was what kept my mind preoccupied as I stood amidst a sea of people...

H&L Diaries | Day 1 Chapter 2: Chang Cin Lok

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | September 25, 2009

If you’re thinking Chang Cin Lok is a Chinese name, then you are…………..wrong! Chang in Thailand means elephant, and Cin Lok in Indonesia is short for “cinta lokasi” which means love upon meeting each other and being in the same...

10,000 Dance for a Climate Deal

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | August 31, 2009

From Making Waves 10,000 people danced on a beach in Belgium to demand action at the UN Climate Summit in Copenhagen in December. The dance will be incorporated into a 2-d and 3-d video clip to be released at the end of...

100 facts you didn't know about Copenhagen and the Climate Talks

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | August 28, 2009 3 comments

From Making Waves As we embark on the last 100 days before the crucial Climate talks in Copenhagen, Grist has put up a cool blog featuring 100 facts about Copenhagen and the climate talks you probably didn't know. They also...

Greenpeace welcomes National Climate Change Commission; urges other leaders to get...

Press release | October 24, 2009 at 8:00

Greenpeace today welcomed the formation of Philippines National Climate Change Commission as a necessary step to address the enormous challenge of coping with the devastating impacts of climate change. Greenpeace called upon the Commission to put...

Massive living sculpture celebrates Thai rice

Press release | September 2, 2009 at 16:14

Greenpeace today unveiled a massive organic rice-field art meant to celebrate rice production in Thailand while at the same time reminding the Thai Government to protect the country’s most important food crop from the imminent threat of genetic...

Ground Zero

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | December 7, 2009 2 comments

I couldn’t believe my eyes when I saw the countdown timer for the Copenhagen Summit in my computer screen zeroes flickered. This is it… Today the world holds its breath as world leaders arrive in Copenhagen, Denmark to decide what the...

From Indonesia to Helsinki: stop deforestation!

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | November 13, 2009

As darkness fell last night, our activists from the Climate Defenders Camp in Indonesia , ended yesterdays action against pulp and paper giant APRIL who continue to be involved in mass forest clearance, despite repeatedly stating...

Activists to stay until pulp & paper company APRIL commits to halt deforestation

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | November 13, 2009

Bustar Maitar, forest campaigner for Greenpeace, has told APRIL that the activists will not leave the concession until the company publicly commits to halting all deforestation and peat land destruction in the Kampar Peninsula. Heavy...

Activists halt all 7 excavators in an Indonesian forest concession

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | November 13, 2009 1 comment

Greenpeace activists have just locked down three more excavators bringing to a halt all seven of APRIL's excavators in one of the pulp and paper's concessions in the Kampar Peninsula. Earlier this week Greenpeace released fresh...

Greenpeace takes direct action in Indonesia

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | November 12, 2009

Today Greenpeace activists locked down four excavators in the carbon-rich Kampar Peninsula belonging to pulp and paper company APRIL to highlight the need to immediately halt all deforestation in Indonesia. Carbon emission from...

...given what's at stake..

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | November 10, 2009

Miss Earth beauty pageant contestants pose with a banner for Climate change adaption and mitigation. On the last day of the Barcelona Climate Change Talks UNFCCC Executive Secretary Yvo de Boer spoke about the strong sense...

Dam - it's even harder than it looks!

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | November 2, 2009

Activist Petteri has been hard at work, blocking the drainage of carbon-rich peatland in Indonesia ( read his first update - and why they are building a dam here ). Update 2 This morning we left camp with two pong pongs - local...

The King of the Jungle

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | October 30, 2009

Earlier this week - myself and four other guys set out from the Climate Defenders Camp to join a team already in the field preparing for a couple of giant banners to be displayed in the peat swamps of Riau , urging both Sarkozy and...

Those dam treehuggers - saving the climate!

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | October 29, 2009

There's lots happening at our Climate Defenders Camp now - on the ground in the Indonesian rainforest. Activists from the camp are blocking the drainage of peat canals in the region - in order to protect the rainforest and peatlands.

Where will you be on October 24?

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | October 22, 2009 3 comments

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Yes men fix the US Chamber of Commerce on Climate

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | October 20, 2009

From Making Waves [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D67LYEacBoE&feature=player_embedded] The current disarray at the US Chamber of Commerce over its lobbying against climate legislation was made for the Yes Men and their...

We need to set the world on fire, and toast politicians' buns: Blog Action Day

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | October 15, 2009

From the Climate Rescue Blog Trafigura: Why did Greenpeace have to stop their poisoned ship? Why did Twitter have to stop their censorship? Because Governments failed to do their job. Why are we, with less than 53 days to go to...

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