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Filipina youth climate activist speaks to King Charles III on Mindoro Oil Spill
Last March 30, the international spokesperson of Youth Advocates for Climate Action Philippines (YACAP), the Philippine chapter of the Fridays for Future movement, Mitzi Jonelle Tan met King Charles III of the UK and President Frank-Walter Steinmeier of Germany alongside climate activists Elizabeth Wathuti from Kenya and Licypriya Kangujam from India. Mitzi talked about theContinue reading “Filipina youth climate activist speaks to King Charles III on Mindoro Oil Spill”
Why Should We Oppose Cha-Cha (Charter Change)
We call for pro-people and pro-planet changes, not charter change!
Call for Donations for Communities Affected by Recent Oil Spill in Mindoro, Philippines
The fossil fuel industry is killing the environment and the people. Last February 28, an oil tanker of MT Princess-Empress containing 800,000 liters of oil sank in Oriental Mindoro, Philippines. As of March 10, at least 13,000 fisherfolk families have been affected by the oil spill. As the oil spill is left inadequately addressed, itContinue reading “Call for Donations for Communities Affected by Recent Oil Spill in Mindoro, Philippines”
Call for Donations to Support the Transport Strike!
Our jeepney drivers and small time operators need your help and support! With the threat of Jeepney Phaseout under the guise of modernization, the livelihood and survival of our jeepney drivers are under attack. Not only that, but commuters will have to face the loss of reliable public transportation and an increase of minimum fareContinue reading “Call for Donations to Support the Transport Strike!”
IN PHOTOS: Ipamana, Huwag Ipamina!
Filipino youth all over the country gather to spell out the call “Junk Philippine Mining Act of 1995! Ipamana Huwag Ipamina!” Today for the Global Climate Strike, YACAP and its member organizations and chapters staged multiple protest actions throughout the day calling to junk the 1995 Mining Act, as well as the shutting down ofContinue reading “IN PHOTOS: Ipamana, Huwag Ipamina!”
“Pay up!” Climate activists, marginalized sectors urge UN Loss and Damage committee
Youth Advocates for Climate Action Philippines (YACAP), the Philippine chapter of the Fridays for Future movement led by international climate activist Greta Thunberg, held a creative protest action in front of Dusit Thani hotel in Makati City today, as the country hosted the 18th meeting of the United Nations Executive.Committee on the Warsaw International MechanismContinue reading ““Pay up!” Climate activists, marginalized sectors urge UN Loss and Damage committee”
Junk Rice Liberalization Law! Support Our Farmers!
We from Youth Advocates for Climate Action Philippines (YACAP) are one with the farmers in calling for the junking of this law and to support local production.
Remembering Mendiola Massacre Victims
Our farmers do not need bullets, they need justice!
Severe Tropical Storm Paeng
Another massive storm has struck the Philippines. As of October 29, 11:30 AM, Tropical Storm Paeng reached its severity as it flooded multiple regions in the Philippines, particularly in Visayas and Mindanao, killing around 70 people. The Philippines is at risk of the highest storm level, nearing the typhoon category. As we demand climate justice,Continue reading “Severe Tropical Storm Paeng”