“Justice is so elusive in the Philippines.”
Alex Josol is the second victim in two days to be attacked in Pantukan town, and a “Palparan battalion” is suspected to be behind it.
A leader of small-scale miners opposed to open-pit mine in Pantukan survives a gun assault.
“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.”
“In the pursuit of superprofits, the monopoly capitalists ruthlessly plunder forests, minerals, energy reserves, freshwater supplies, agricultural lands and marine areas.”
“The US is the number one polluter historically, while China is the current top polluter. Both have not committed to cut their annual carbon pollution to significant levels.”
KALIBUTAN By LEON DULCE Third of four parts First part: A deluge of crises: the roots of our climate vulnerability Second part: Polluters not paying: privatization as root of the energy crisis Fourth part: A world to win: people’s actions on climate change The guiding policy of the Aquino administration’s strategy to confront the climate…
Pangalawa sa dalawang-bahaging artikulo tungkol sa plantasyon ng palm oil Unang bahagi: Ang nakalalasong usok at ang plantasyon ng palm oil sa Indonesia Ni CLEMENTE BAUTISTA Sa Pilipinas, pareho rin ang tinatahak ng gobyerno sa pagpapalaganap ng palm oil plantation. Mabilis na pumapasok at nangangamkam ng lupa sa ating mga kagubatan at kapatagan ang mga…