Tag Archives: climate justice

PH to revise UN climate pledges to align with 1.5-degree target

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CLIMATE TALKS. The Philippines calls for more radical action from other countries to make sure the world does not warm higher than 1.5 degrees Celsius from pre-industrial levels. Photo by Renee Karunungan

The Philippines current commitments include 70% carbon mitigation by 2030. All of these commitments, however, are conditional.

BONN, Germany (May 22, 2016) — The Philippines announced on Wednesday, May 18, during the third day of climate negotiations that it will review and revise its Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) to align better with the 1.5-degree target. Continue reading PH to revise UN climate pledges to align with 1.5-degree target

Yeb Saño named Greenpeace Southeast Asia executive director

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CLIMATE CHANGE CHAMPION. Executive Director of Greenpeace Southeast Asia Naderev “Yeb” Saño poses for portraits in Greenpeace Jakarta office. Photo by Afriadi Hikmal / Greenpeace
Greenpeace Southeast Asia Regional Board Chief Suzy Hutomo is confident that Saño will lead Greenpeace Southeast Asia to its ‘ambitious goal’ of protecting the region’s natural heritage from destruction

MANILA, Philippines (Jan. 30, 2016) — Greenpeace Southeast Asia appointed former Philippine Climate Change Commissioner Naderev “Yeb” Saño as its executive director on Friday, January 29.

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Why climate change is an ethical problem

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Calved icebergs from the nearby Twin Glaciers floating near Greenland in 2013. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

January 10, 2016 — Climate change presents a severe ethical challenge, forcing us to confront difficult questions as individual moral agents, and even more so as members of larger political systems. Continue reading Why climate change is an ethical problem

Development without Coal

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Image by GreenPlusOne

January 7, 2016 —When the Paris Climate Summit (and the mutual back-patting) came to a close, politicians and environmentalists around the globe were celebrating the historic deal that was struck on Saturday, December 12th, 2015. Continue reading Development without Coal