Communities and local environmentalists are fighting the construction of a geothermal plant that threatens Mt. Talinis, the “last frontier” of Negros Oriental.
The Green Vote campaign scrutinizes the vice presidentiables’ records and stands on key and urgent environmental issues that need to be addressed.
The year that was, 2015, was replete with historic moments full of victories and challenges for the environmental movement. It holds lessons and inspirations that can serve as a compass through the trials that must be hurdled in 2016.
“The Aquino administration has accumulated a long string of cases of human rights violations against climate refugees and environmental advocates.”
How cruel of Pres. Aquino that while he was pitching to COP 21 delegates the tale of his government’s so-called ‘innovations’ in response to Typhoon Pablo, its survivors were being militarized by state forces and forced to evacuate from their lands!
By LEON DULCE ‘Our survival is non-negotiable! Uphold people’s rights! Climate justice now!’ These rallying cries will be heard loud and clear around the world, as the people’s movements march during this year’s climate talks, in Paris and beyond. The French government’s ban on protest actions and outdoor activities during the Conference of Parties 21…
The flourishing of the different forms of national democratic struggle in the concrete realities of Philippine society proves that the program for system change is the most effective foundation of addressing the climate crisis and the rest of the most pressing challenges of our time.
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…
Pangalawa sa dalawang-bahaging artikulo tungkol sa plantasyon ng palm oil Unang bahagi: Ang nakalalasong usok at ang plantasyon ng palm oil sa Indonesia Ni CLEMENTE BAUTISTA Sa Pilipinas, pareho rin ang tinatahak ng gobyerno sa pagpapalaganap ng palm oil plantation. Mabilis na pumapasok at nangangamkam ng lupa sa ating mga kagubatan at kapatagan ang mga…
A corporate-driven national power policy and program makes even clean and renewable energy projects anti-people and anti-environment.
The Philippines is endowed with rich natural resources and diverse ecosystems, but we suffer from massive environmental degradation and resource depletion.