In the face of our collective extinction as a species, our obligation to endure challenges us to rise up and strive harder than before to challenge the impunity of corporate polluters who have wreaked havoc on people and ecosystems, have deprived communities of their livelihood and dignity, and more so have imputed blame on the victims for their plight.
Coal has no place in the Philippines’ energy mix. By continuing to peddle coal, the Department of Energy is making a mockery of the Filipinos whose health and environment are already severely affected by climate change.
Three years after Haiyan, the strongest storm in recorded history, made landfall and devastated central Philippines, there is still much work to be done to build back better and demand climate justice. Several organizations in the midst of the climate struggle in the Philippines pointed this out through different activities over the past few days.