‘Not just a climate change statistic’: Derek Cabe on the frontline of the climate crisis in the Philippines
Over the last decade, 270 land and environmental defenders were killed in the Philippines, with many more subjected to intimidation, threats, and criminalisation
Missing: Environmental and human rights policies notably absent from Ferdinand Marcos Jr.’s first state of nation address
As the Philippines newly inaugurated President made his first State of the Nation Address, protestors gathered to demand climate action and an end to human rights violations.
Every election is now a climate election
In 2022, voters in Brazil, the Philippines and Colombia will elect new leaders. And despite what the leading candidates might tell you, those elections are climate elections
There is no time to wait when it comes to our green recovery
If we are to look to a future with a green recovery, it means that we have to support land and environmental defenders to start now
Six months on: Defending the Philippines
Six months on from publication of ‘Defending the Philippines’, we take a look at what has changed for defenders in the country – and what threats remain
Be inspired by land and environmental defenders on World Photography Day
On World Photography Day, we celebrate land and environmental defenders across the globe.
The new IPCC report makes one thing clear: protecting land and those who defend it is crucial for stopping climate breakdown.
As the world turns it head from Arctic fires, epic floods and the scalding drought of the summer, it rest its gaze momentarily on the IPCC report – increasingly a barometer for our success and failure on climate change.