I got a chance to be interviewed by Deutsche Welle on the upcoming #RiseforClimate mobilisations and the ongoing UNFCCC talks: Recent extreme weather events have been the final straw for … Continue reading Deutsche Welle interview: What needs to happen for climate action to succeed?
The Philippines has elected a new presidentwhose slogan during his campaign was,“Change is coming.” But another change has come – climate change – something he seems to just easily brush … Continue reading IMHO What a Duterte presidency will mean for climate action in the Philippines
BONN, Germany – The climate intersessional negotiations began on May 16 as countries prepare for the 22nd Conference of Parties (COP) in Marrakech, Morocco in November. During the plenary early … Continue reading Post Paris: PHL, other countries call for higher ambition for planet
The government appears to ignore the growing clamor to end the use of coal in the Philippines. It continues to justify coal investments to the country’s growing economy and the … Continue reading Breaking Free from Coal
It was already December 12, a day after the Conference of Parties (COP) 21 was supposed to have closed in Le Bourget, France, and hundreds were anxiously waiting inside the … Continue reading So we made a deal with the planet, now what?
The fourth day of the Conference of Parties (COP) 21 in Paris was dubbed “Youth and Future Generations.” Speaking at a press conference on December 3, Ahmad Alhendawi, youth envoy for … Continue reading Youth Are Finding Solutions to Climate Change
PARIS – The developing and least developed nations are fighting for their right to life with a new global warming ceiling target of 1.5 degrees Celsius. In the Climate Vulnerable … Continue reading 1.5 to stay alive
Young feminists from different parts of the world have gathered in Paris on the third day of climate negotiations, known as the Conference of Parties (COP) 21, sharing stories and … Continue reading Empowering Women is Part of the Climate Solution