Philippine Movement for Climate Justice - updates

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Environment groups file case vs DENR, DOE over coal plants proliferation

Jun 30, 2017 - 8:14 PM

The petitioners asks the Supreme Court to compel the two government agencies to do what laws require of them in regulating coal fired power plants

FOR THE ENVIRONMENT. Several individuals and environmental groups bring their anti-coal struggle to the Supreme Court. All photos by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

Miners rejoice, environment groups fume over rejection of Gina Lopez

May 03, 2017 - 5:28 PM

Environment groups say lawmakers who voted against the appointment of Gina Lopez have betrayed the people and should be exposed

SUPPORT FOR GINA LOPEZ. Environment advocates denounce the rejection of Gina Lopez by the Commission on Appointments on May 3, 2017. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

#ClimateActionPH: Fighting coal with information drives, social media

Dec 10, 2016 - 4:38 PM

Barangay Sawang Calero s successful campaign against a coal fired power plant inspired youth and community leaders in Cebu to take steps to protect the environment

SONA 2016: Mixed reactions to Duterte's environmental plans

Jul 26, 2016 - 7:45 PM

What do advocates have to say about President Rodrigo Duterte s statements on different environmental issues during his first State of the Nation Address?

ENVIRONMENT. President Rodrigo Duterte talks about different environmental issues during his first State of the Nation Address. Duterte photo by Francis R. Malasig/EPA

Coal power plant project faces Church opposition

Jun 06, 2015 - 9:30 AM

The church agency says addressing the looming power crisis should not be at the expense of the health of the people and the environment

NO TO COAL. NASSA's Fr. Edwin Gariguez (2nd from right) joins other groups in launching of the one Million signature campaign against coal-fired power plant during a press conference in Quezon City on June 5. Photo courtesy of Nassa

Pinoys join global call for Norway fossil fuel divestment

May 23, 2015 - 10:10 PM

Campaigners say Norwegian pension funds 50 70 of Philippine coal plants

Activists to French president: Climate action not enough

Feb 24, 2015 - 3:21 PM

Activists want to remind President Francois Hollande of the obligations of developed countries like France to Filipinos and other countries suffering from climate change

'LES VULNERABLES.' Filipino climate justice activists invoke the famous novel of French author Victor Hugo in their message for French President Francois Hollande about climate change. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

VLOG: Filipinos join largest climate rally in history

Sep 22, 2014 - 12:05 PM

Participants of the world s biggest movement to fight climate change say they cannot just rely on government leaders to act on the pressing global problem

PH groups: Obama should lead fight vs climate change

Apr 26, 2014 - 4:40 PM

Climate action groups hope the US president will show leadership in climate issues during his visit to the Philippines

CLIMATE LEADERSHIP. Philippine environmentalists want US President Barack Obama to make ambitious commitments to combat climate change. File photo by Agence France-Presse

PH reliance on coal contributes to climate change – groups

Apr 15, 2014 - 1:46 PM

The latest United Nations report urges countries to do away with fossil fuels to curb climate change The Philippines however is building more coal plants

DRIVING GLOBAL WARMING. Coal provides 40% of the world's electricity but spews out 39% of global carbon dioxide emissions

PH groups hit rich countries for climate change turnaround

Nov 19, 2013 - 10:00 PM

A week into the climate change talks in Poland countries are reneging on pledges to cut carbon emissions

WATERED DOWN. Climate justice advocates call on developed countries to fulfill their targets for reducing carbon emissions. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

US owes us climate debt – PH environmentalists

Nov 13, 2013 - 9:05 PM

For causing global warming developed countries must fund climate resiliency programs of poorer countries that are prone to disasters according to activists

CUT CO2 EMISSIONS NOW. Climate justice advocates say cutting carbon emissions is a matter of life and death for disaster-stricken countries like the Philippines. All photos by Andrew Robles

Green groups to DOE: What happened to renewable energy?

Nov 06, 2013 - 3:53 PM

Despite the Renewable Energy Act the country s energy outlook is very much coal oriented

STANDING UP FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY. Environmentalists say the government should invest in renewable energy instead of add more coal plants in the country. All photos by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Why there's a need to improve climate finance

Jul 17, 2013 - 7:49 PM

Stakeholders also need to make sure promises are delivered