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Which path should Myanmar choose?

Blog entry by Von Hernandez | May 10, 2013

Greenpeace Southeast Asia visited Yangon, Myanmar between 3-6 May 2013 for two exciting activities – co-hosting a Climate Changes Solutions roundtable discussion and a meeting with Nobel laureate Daw Aung San Suu Kyi. Shwedagon...

From typhoon hit Philippines, a call for climate justice

Blog entry by Aaron Gray-Block | December 11, 2014

Smashed houses, fallen trees and streets littered with debris greeted us when Greenpeace arrived in Dolores, Eastern Samar, on Tuesday after Typhoon Hagupit made a direct hit on the seaside town. Much of the region's crops had been...

Cries of injustice from an island far away

Blog entry by Anna Abad | June 24, 2015

"Why us? What did we ever do to deserve this?" These were the words said by Claire Anterea, from Kiribati, as she narrated her terrifying experience of Cyclone Pam during a recent  climate justice and human rights workshop  held in...

A step closer to Climate Justice

Blog entry by Diah Abida | September 24, 2015

I admit, when I initially encountered the term Climate Justice , I found it quite abstract. All I knew was it would look at climate change in a different light - a more human light - and for the first time, the ones responsible for...

Exxon set to be investigated in the Philippines as well as New York

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | November 9, 2015

A few weeks ago the first ever  human rights  legal action seeking the accountability of the 50 big polluters was launched. Filed by Filipino typhoon survivors and several environmental organisations, it demands that the Philippines...

World has only 100 days left to achieve fair global climate deal, warn civil society...

Feature story | August 28, 2009 at 6:00

The world has only 100 days to go before governments must agree on a new global climate treaty that will protect millions of lives and the planet’s ecosystem from devastating climate change impacts, civil society groups warned.

The Southeast Asian monsoon, the Arctic and Singapore

Blog entry by Zelda DT Soriano | July 31, 2013

They are very much connected although Southeast Asia and the Arctic are about 6,000 miles apart. The rush to exploit the resources of the northern Arctic region will exacerbate the climate change impacts of the already melting Arctic.

Wagering on Warsaw: COP19 and the Philippines

Blog entry by Rex Barrer | November 11, 2013

As I await the start of the 19th Conference of Parties (COP19) on Climate Change tomorrow to be held here in Warsaw, I try to reflect on its significance for me. How earthshaking or exciting will this opportunity be for me? ...

Nature does not negotiate: climate catastrophe is with us now!

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | December 7, 2014

As Typhoon Hagupit hits the Philippines, one of the biggest peacetime evacuations in history has been launched to prevent a repeat of the massive loss of life which devastated communities when Super Typhoon Haiyan hit the same area...

Is this how our future will look like?

Blog entry by Szabina | August 9, 2012

Try and imagine what it would be like to wake up one day, look outside the window and discover that your home has disappeared.  This is what happened in Manila on Tuesday, when more than half of the sprawling metropolis was...

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