Save the climate!

A Greenpeace volunteer on top of a wind turbine in Ilocos Norte,Philippines.© Greenpeace/Rap Rios

Climate change is the greatest threat the world faces. It is already killing hundreds of thousands of people a year and if left unchecked will put hundreds of million others at risk.

Climate change is already wreaking havoc across the world with increased intensity and frequency of extreme weather events such as floods, droughts and storms, sea level rise, water scarcity, decline in agricultural output, proliferation of pests and diseases, and the extinction of species.

The Philippines is already reeling under the impacts of climate change. And although the effects of this catastrophe—stronger typhoons, rising sea levels, and corresponding effects on Filipinos, the national economy and the environment—are not inescapable, they are projected to continue and worsen, unless effective steps for mitigation and adaptation are not implemented immediately.

Catastrophic climate change isn’t inevitable: we know it is caused by human activities, including the burning of fossil fuels and deforestation.

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2nd Climate Change & Human Rights Public Hearing (Part 4 of 4)

Video | May 24, 2018 at 14:00

The second in a series of hearings in the Philippines into the responsibility of fossil fuel companies for human rights harms resulting from climate change.

2nd Climate Change & Human Rights Public Hearing (Part 3 of 4)

Video | May 24, 2018 at 12:00

The second in a series of hearings in the Philippines into the responsibility of fossil fuel companies for human rights harms resulting from climate change.

2nd Climate Change & Human Rights Public Hearing (Part 2 of 4)

Video | May 23, 2018 at 12:00

The second in a series of hearings in the Philippines into the responsibility of fossil fuel companies for human rights harms resulting from climate change.

2nd Climate Change & Human Rights Public Hearing (Part 1 of 4)

Video | May 23, 2018 at 8:00

The second in a series of hearings in the Philippines into the responsibility of fossil fuel companies for human rights harms resulting from climate change.

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

Video | March 28, 2018 at 8:00

Fossil fuel companies came under the spotlight as hearings into their contribution to human rights harms resulting from climate change began at the Commission on Human Rights of the Philippines.

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

Video | March 27, 2018 at 9:00

Fossil fuel companies came under the spotlight as hearings into their contribution to human rights harms resulting from climate change began at the Commission on Human Rights of the Philippines.

Greenpeace Southeast Asia's 2015 campaign highlights

Video | December 26, 2015 at 14:09

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.

Typhoon Hagupit Ground Zero

Video | December 12, 2014 at 9:05

Sign the petition: http://bit.ly/standwithPH As typhoon Hagupit made land fall in the Philippines, Greenpeace executive director Kumi Naidoo - along with Philippine climate change commissioner Yeb Sano - visited affected communities calling on...

LEGO: Everything is NOT awesome

Video | July 9, 2014 at 15:56

We love LEGO. You love LEGO. Everyone loves LEGO. But when LEGO's halo effect is being used to sell propaganda to children, especially by an unethical corporation who are busy destroying the natural world our children will inherit, we have to...

Thank you for standing up for Southeast Asia

Video | December 31, 2013 at 11:23

Together we have showed the world what is possible by showing our unified voice that we want to create a global sanctuary around the North Pole, and ban offshore drilling and destructive industry in the Arctic. Together we have stood to...

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