The Philippine COP26 delegation courted climate finance but only secured an estimated $350 million package, just 12% of the country’s annual average climate-linked damages
By LEON DULCE This speech was delivered as part of a panel in the ‘People’s Struggles and Priorities on the Road to COP26’ webinar by the Southern People’s Action on COP26 last October 22, 2021. Good evening comrades and colleagues! We thank everyone for coming together in this meeting of hearts and minds deeply committed…
A Filipina climate activist tells a British multinational bank: “Your money kills people, fuels the climate crisis, and destroys our homes.”
The dangers have always been real. This aggressive troll offensive is trying to obscure the fact that the Philippines has been ranked the deadliest country in the world for land and environmental defenders just last year in an incisive report by international investigative group Global Witness.
This war of suppression, directed at people who resist what government armed forces call ‘vital installations’ and ‘flagship projects,’ has always been the biggest investment guarantee that the Philippine government grants to extractive and pollutive large-scale industries.
Donald Trump’s ‘Paris Pullout’ was not the first time the US backed out of international climate accords.
Nature’s beauty and lessons in people’s struggles in one bike trip.
Mining-affected communities around the world unite against the big, destructive mines.
The Duterte administration has continued to subscribe to the same old, pro-foreign, pro-oligarch, anti-people and anti-environment globalization polices of the previous administrations.
The ‘infallibility’ of Duterte’s drug war rhetoric has become a convenient front for politically motivated killings.
KALIBUTAN This solidarity statement signed by 45 different organizations across the world was delivered during the program of the ‘Eydow Tu Pakigsantuya Tu Tumindok Kane’t Caraga’, the day of struggle of the Indigenous Peoples of Caraga in reclaiming the ancestral lands of the indigenous Lumad back from the Philippine military in Surigao del Sur province.…