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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6th Climate Change & Human Rights Public Hearing (Part 3 of 3)

Video | March 14, 2019 at 15:54

A day after International Human Rights Day, the landmark investigation looking into the responsibility of 47 coal, oil, gas and cement companies for human rights violations suffered by the Filipino people, webt back home in the Philippines to...

6th Climate Change & Human Rights Public Hearing (Part 2 of 3)

Video | March 14, 2019 at 15:51

A day after International Human Rights Day, the landmark investigation looking into the responsibility of 47 coal, oil, gas and cement companies for human rights violations suffered by the Filipino people, webt back home in the Philippines to...

6th Climate Change & Human Rights Public Hearing (Part 1 of 3)

Video | March 14, 2019 at 15:39

A day after International Human Rights Day, the landmark investigation looking into the responsibility of 47 coal, oil, gas and cement companies for human rights violations suffered by the Filipino people, webt back home in the Philippines to...

5th Climate Change & Human Rights Public Hearing (Part 2 of 2)

Video | November 7, 2018 at 8:00

Filipino survivors of extreme weather events gave personal testimonies at a landmark inquiry to determine whether the world’s largest carbon producers are violating the human rights of communities worst affected by climate change in London.

5th Climate Change & Human Rights Public Hearing (Part 1 of 2)

Video | November 6, 2018 at 8:00

Filipino survivors of extreme weather events gave personal testimonies at a landmark inquiry to determine whether the world’s largest carbon producers are violating the human rights of communities worst affected by climate change in London.

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