Climate justice heroes

“How wonderful it is to witness young people join the fight against the worsening climate crisis” This week, we celebrate Bonifacio Day as we do every November 30. Time was when it was also celebrated as National Heroes Day – which has been moved to the last Sunday of August since 1987. Andres Bonifacio is …

Finally, a win on climate loss and damage

“We must now pay attention to the global stocktake to be finalized by 2025 where the next generation of mitigation commitments will probably be made” The Sharm el-Sheikh Implementation Plan, adopted last Sunday by the 27th Conference of the Parties (COP 27) of the Framework Convention on Climate Change made history. After 30 years, COP …

Finding consensus on the climate crisis

“Despite the differences in circumstances and representations, one overarching goal remains – one that will benefit all the Parties involved” The first week of the 27th Conference of the Parties (COP 27) of the United Nations Framework on Climate Change has now passed. The world awaits the decisions that will be made here. The challenge …

What the world must do about climate change

Co-Authored with Dr. Manny Solis ‘The sustainable development mechanism needs to be designed properly, with the right safeguards so there is no greenwashing or shifting of responsibilities to developing countries’ The following is Part 1 of a two-part series. You can read Part 2 here. Combating climate change can be compared to a tug of war …