Tags: climate change

Bulacan fisherfolk, women want genuine, inclusive Manila Bay rehabilitation

While the government is riding on the popular call for cleanup of Manila Bay, harnessing free labor of volunteers for fishing out thrash in Manila Bay, it is, on the other hand, disproportionately blaming the poor and seeking their demolition in favor of reclamation plans and other real estate development.

By CLEMENTE BAUTISTA On the first of December, President Noynoy Aquino will speak at the 21st Conference of Parties (COP 21) Climate Talks in Paris, France. Aquino’s three-minute speech will likely prattle about the Philippines’ Intended Nationally-Determined Commitment (INDC) to reduce Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions by 70 percent, and the supposed improvement of disaster risk…

KALIBUTAN By LEON DULCE Third of four parts First part: A deluge of crises: the roots of our climate vulnerability Second part: Polluters not paying: privatization as root of the energy crisis Fourth part: A world to win: people’s actions on climate change The guiding policy of the Aquino administration’s strategy to confront the climate…

People’s Environmental Conference launches platform confronting climate crisis

“Across Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao, workers, peasants, indigenous people, urban poor, fisherfolk, especially women and children who comprise the frontline communities suffer multiple layers of climate vulnerabilities imposed by globalization policies such as mining plunder, land grabbing, slave wages and poverty.”