Filipinos are on the frontline of this climate emergency, a crisis we didn’t create but now affects all parts of our lives.
Our warming planet is making weather disturbances stronger and more frequent, causing more flash floods and landslides, and helping to speed up the spread of infections and diseases.
The United Nations says we may have just 11 years left to reverse the devastating impacts of climate change, and yet the big polluters most responsible for the emissions driving this crisis are still not being held to account.
Now is the time for President Duterte to acknowledge the urgent situation we are facing by declaring a climate emergency. Ask him here.