“The future of our climate is in peril if we allow polluter countries and companies to run the world on its business-as-usual pathway.”
“Negotiators have failed to come up with a long-delayed climate protocol that imposes obligated, quantified, and ambitious emissions cuts on industrialized countries and their corporations.”
Instead of providing solutions, COP21 has negotiated a future that is still on path to heating Earth from 3 to 7 degrees Celsius (°C) within this century.
“What BS Aquino mouthed during the Climate Change Symposium is nothing but lip service that is totally detached from reality.”
How cruel of Pres. Aquino that while he was pitching to COP 21 delegates the tale of his government’s so-called ‘innovations’ in response to Typhoon Pablo, its survivors were being militarized by state forces and forced to evacuate from their lands!
By LEON DULCE ‘Our survival is non-negotiable! Uphold people’s rights! Climate justice now!’ These rallying cries will be heard loud and clear around the world, as the people’s movements march during this year’s climate talks, in Paris and beyond. The French government’s ban on protest actions and outdoor activities during the Conference of Parties 21…
By CLEMENTE BAUTISTA On the first of December, President Noynoy Aquino will speak at the 21st Conference of Parties (COP 21) Climate Talks in Paris, France. Aquino’s three-minute speech will likely prattle about the Philippines’ Intended Nationally-Determined Commitment (INDC) to reduce Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions by 70 percent, and the supposed improvement of disaster risk…
“In the pursuit of superprofits, the monopoly capitalists ruthlessly plunder forests, minerals, energy reserves, freshwater supplies, agricultural lands and marine areas.”
“Across Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao, workers, peasants, indigenous people, urban poor, fisherfolk, especially women and children who comprise the frontline communities suffer multiple layers of climate vulnerabilities imposed by globalization policies such as mining plunder, land grabbing, slave wages and poverty.”