The Maori, the indigenous people of New Zealand, have the same word for land and the placenta: whenua. After child birth, the mother buries the placenta and plants a tree on … Continue reading Development in the era of a changing climate
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
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?
One year after Haiyan, Teresita, with no money but with a handful of prayers, dared to travel from Samar to Manila in search of a job. Her house is a … Continue reading Why climate change is a matter of human rights
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
Today is Young Feminist Day at the COP21 and earlier this morning, around 50 women gathered to share stories and experiences on working in the climate justice movement. Gender rights … Continue reading We Need Women to Solve the Climate Crisis
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