They may be in need of help from the government, but displacing them from their homes and stripping them off of their livelihoods to give way to foreign investors are the last kind of “help” they could hope for.
‘Duterte’s continuing diatribes against mining oligarchs and other environmental plunderers should lead to the investigation of corporate interests that have benefited from militarization.’
Donald Trump’s ‘Paris Pullout’ was not the first time the US backed out of international climate accords.
Mining companies comprise some of the biggest landgrabbers.
Gina Lopez’s rejection as DENR Secretary by the Commission on Appointments shows how destructive industries continue to hold Philippine lawmakers by their necks.
“Trump, as president of the number one GHG emitter, is defending the corporate interests of dirty corporations.”
Although the global march is united on climate change issues, Feny Cosico of AGHAM explained that in joining that march, it’s also the responsibility of scientists here in the Philippines to show the context of science and technology in this country.
“Water is part of national patrimony. If only a few control the sources of water, you could not drink if they would not allow it.”
Nature’s beauty and lessons in people’s struggles in one bike trip.
Even international experts recognize the conservation of biodiversity in the NPA-controlled areas.
Forests are the only systems we have that can suck carbon out of the atmosphere within the time frame necessary to save humanity.