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Copenhagen Diary 10 |Leadership Crisis : neither “Seal the Deal” nor “Bend the Trend” by Chuck Baclagon
December 22, 2009, 2:34 am
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It was super cold on Friday late evening. After the “climate shame” photo shoot I left Oksnehallen Hall in Copenhagen’s Vesterbro district – the alternative venue given to NGOs, civil society and observers by the Danish Foreign Minister in response to the restricted access at the Bella Center. It’s equipped with television links to the Bella Center until the end of COP15.
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Copenhagen Diary 3 | The Entrance by Chuck Baclagon
December 11, 2009, 12:03 pm
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“I was at war in Vietnam” said very senior charismatic American Indian man based in California I met and greet on the bus heading into town center as I was telling him that I come from Bangkok and work for Greenpeace there. He is one of the key indigenous people networks that are actively participating in the COP15 and he had TV interview at Klima Forum.

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The Verdict: G8 guilty? by Chuck Baclagon
October 12, 2009, 6:43 am
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“Defendants have threatened and continue to threaten petitioners’ right to life and the sources of life, thus committing planetary malpractice resulting in inter-generational damages.

“They have broken about a dozen international agreements, for example by breaching their duty not to cause harm or their obligations under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.” –Bangkok Climate Court Ruling

Here’s the complete story from Tcktcktck:
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Climate tribunal by Chuck Baclagon
October 7, 2009, 7:06 am
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Is causing climate change a crime?

Is submerging entire nations in sea water a crime? Flooding entire cities? Causing death, destruction and disease???!!???

Whoa! Did anyone actually do those things? (Yes.)

Or maybe the question is: has anyone actually let those things happen? (Yes.)  Do we know who they are? (Yes.) Do they know what they’ve done? (Yes.)  And are they still letting those things happen? (Yes). Knowingly? (Yes.)  Willfully? (Hmmm….)
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H&L Diaries | Day 3 Chapter 2: We Hate Goodbyes by Chuck Baclagon

©Greenpeace/Lalitia Apsari & Hanifah Azzahra

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H&L Diaries | Day 3 Chapter 1: Full of Sh*t by Chuck Baclagon
Albert Lozada, Philippines

Albert Lozada, Philippines

This is our last day in Ancient Siam, which means the last day of the Chang(e) Caravan project, which also means the last day with the elephants (Noooooooo!!  But that’s okay, we promise to visit them when we go back to Thailand in the future).  The Chang(e) Caravan ended with a press conference.  Dealing with the elephants means dealing with dirty jobs, but apparently this job is not a big deal for Didit Wicaksono, Solar Generation Coordinator for Greenpeace Southeast Asia – Indonesia and Albert Lozada, Solar Generation Coordinator for Greenpeace Southeast Asia – Philippines.

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H&L Diaries | Day 2 Chapter 2: The Little Ones with the Big Elephants by Chuck Baclagon

©Greenpeace/Albert LozadaThe second day was a big day for the Chang(e) Caravan project.  In the morning, we marched from the entrance of Ancient Siam to the ’Bench of Public Appeals’.  Before the long march, a small ceremonial activity was done with one of the elephants, Tong Dang, along with his mahout, to pay respect to the holy figures located in the entrance of Ancient Siam.

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