Climate Walk: A People's Walk for Climate Justice

Photo | October 2, 2014

Greenpeace Southeast Asia Executive Director, Von Hernandez (R) and Philippine negotiator at the United Nations climate talks, Naderev Sano (L) join the Climate Walk.Participants of the "Climate Walk: A People's Walk for Climate Justice" during its kick off, organized by the climate advocates from Philippine Climate Change Commission, Greenpeace SEA-Philippines, National Youth Commission, Philippine Rural and Reconstruction Movement, Philippine Movement for Climate Justice, Aksyon Klima, Sanlakas, Dakila and other civic groups.Climate Walk is a 40-day, 875 KM journey from Kilometer 0 in Rizal Park, Manila to the ground zero of Yolanda (Haiyan) in Tacloban City on the 8th of November, to commemorate the first anniversary of super typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan), a historic landfall in the Philippines. The organizers aims to raise awareness on climate change and mobilize people in demanding world leaders to take climate action and hold industry polluters and their respective governments accountable for their contribution to the climate crisis.