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By KIMBERLIE OLIVAMAYA NGABIT-QUITASOL Northern Dispatch Posted by Bulatlat.com BAGUIO CITY—Indigenous youth under the banner of the Asia Pacific Indigenous Youth Network (APIYN) asserts that addressing problems on climate change also means addressing indigenous peoples (IP) issues on human rights violations, discrimination and self-determination. This was expressed by representatives of IP youth from the different…

By GEORGE MONBIOT Alternet International Posted by Bulatlat.com How did the globe’s biggest environmental problem because simply an issue of politics? It was Australia’s second climate change election. Climate change deposed the former leaders of both main parties: Kevin Rudd (Labor) because his position was too weak, Malcolm Turnbull (Liberals) because his position was too…

While the debate on carbon emissions and credits rages, an alternative solution is being offered by a woman professor and environmentalist: Live well by emulating the practices and coping mechanisms of grassroots communities. By LYN V. RAMO Bulatlat.com BAGUIO CITY –- Living well might can be one of the appropriate solutions to the climate crisis,…

By Andrew Simms International Commondreams.org Posted by Bulatlat.com Putting a price on nature becomes meaningless if we treat the ecosystems upon which we depend as mere commodities with a price for trading The economy is no stranger to creating its own fantasy world with little or no relation to the real one. We witnessed the…

Alternet International Posted By Bulatlat.com ‘The governments which moved so swiftly to save the banks have bickered and filibustered while the biosphere burns.’ Last night a tentative agreement was reached between major parties at the COP15 climate change talks in Copenhagen, but will need to be approved by the 193 nations at the gathering. Initial…

Multisectoral groups held a protest in front of the US embassy last December 7, marking the first day of the international climate change negotiations. The protesters called for genuine and immediate actions to make accountable the world’s biggest polluters, headed by the United States, cut down their greenhouse gases emissions and pay for their environmental…

By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO
The Arroyo administration will have to work extra hard to prove that it is sincere in addressing climate change and its impacts. Signing the climate-change bill into law is one thing – approving the operation of coal-fired power plants, which have been identified as one of the dirtiest power-generation methods, makes a mockery of it.