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Young scientists and farmers work together to save the climate

October 10, 2010 by


On October 10, 2010, the country’s young scientists joined hands with farmers in solidarity with the Global Work Party on climate change by planting 350 Trees of Hope in Calaca, Batangas. The planting of 350 fruit-bearing trees is an effort to solve the climate crisis and at the same time, help improve the livelihood of […]

Quit Coal Quilt Action in Iloilo: Anti-Coal Protester Arrested.

October 8, 2010 by


October 6, 2010.  While the whole world is busy preparing for 10/10/10, youth leader Joy James Saguino from Anakbayan was arrested during an anti-coal protest  led by Madiaas Ecological Movement and BAYAN-Panay.  The group was protesting against the planned second test-firing of the coal plant in Brgy. Ingore, La Paz on October 11, 2010, which […]

Monday Afternoon with High School Students

October 8, 2010 by


It was a hot Monday afternoon last October with a room full of 120 enthusiastic high school students from Rondon High school, Quezon City. I was invited to discuss the state of the environment to these students. Of course, I took the opportunity to also discuss why we need to go 350ppm and how we […]

Quit Coal Quilts in Cebu Action!

October 8, 2010 by


Our friend Owen from the Research and Advocacy Program of FIDEC  sent these pictures with our Quit Coal Quilts from Cebu. This group of students, professors, and foreign visitors were toured by the locals around the coal ash dump sites. While full operation of the plant is still next year,  nearby residents are already suffering […]

September Ended, But Not our Fight Against Climate Change!

October 5, 2010 by


How to end September with a bang? Gather people together to talk about climate change and sing for the environment! That was what Agham Youth did on September 30. On the last day of  September, Agham Youth organized/co-sponsored two different events:  a forum on climate change in the afternoon, and a cultural night in the […]

350ppm is Tree Hefty: save the climate by pledging tree seedlings

October 3, 2010 by


On October 10, 2010, the Global Work Party, composed of thousands of groups from different countries aroundthe globe, will unite to celebrate climate solutions. From installing solar panels, doing bike workshops, to planting trees, these groups will get to work to help achieve the global call to reduce carbon dioxide concentration in theatmosphere to 350ppm […]

ACTION 3 : Quit Coal Quilts!

September 28, 2010 by


The use of quilts has evolved over centuries as people innovate ways to express their ideas. From being made for beddings and decorative wall pieces, they are now also being used to facilitate action to change the world. This time, these patches of cloth will help save the climate through the Quit Coal Quilt! The […]