Greenpeace Southeast Asia


The deafening sound of urgency by Chuck Baclagon

An environmental activists displays a banner that reads: "Climate Action Now!"

I  felt my heart beating faster than usual as I clapped along to 2 sheer minutes of booming beats that reminded of the loud noise that led to the crumbling of the walls of Jericho in the Biblical narrative. This morning we along with other groups and individuals sounded the alarm for climate action as part of the activities that are a part of the December 12 Global Day of Action on Climate Change.

December 12th 2009 activists, and concerned citizens of the world held global actions to highlight the urgency of climate action  at the time of the United Nations Talks on climate change (COP15/MOP5) in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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From yes we can to yes we have by Chuck Baclagon

Bosconians join October 24th International Day of Climate Action by Jenny Tuazon

Bosconians join International Day of Climate ActionInternational Day of Climate Action dawned in excellent fashion for the students and faculty members of Don Bosco Technical College in Mandaluyong who attended the climate talk delivered by our very own Francis Joseph Dela Cruz, Greenpeace Southeast Asia Public Outreach Coordinator. He had everyone inside the DBTC auditorium all ears as he share and discuss this fine presentation about climate change.

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October 24th International Day of Climate Action by Chuck Baclagon

While our leaders continue to talk about what’s “politically possible,” the world continues to warm and precious days go by. The latest science shows that runaway global warming is even closer than we feared. We can’t continue to allow our leaders to sit back and play political games when our future is at stake.
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Sowing the seeds of a revolution by Chuck Baclagon
October 22, 2009, 6:49 am
Filed under: Philippines, Stop climate change | Tags: , , ,

“Kung di tayo sino? Kung hindi ngayon kalian?”
(“If not us, who? If not now, when?”)

This familiar line that has been sort of a cliché among Filipino activists was what kept my mind preoccupied as I stood amidst a sea of people flocking towards the cinema.

Last October 13 more than 400 people came to watch our ‘green carpet’ screening of The Age of Stupid at the Cinema 3 of Glorietta 4 in Makati. Among those who watch the screening were Greenpeace supporters, our campaign partners from various groups, as well as our volunteers, partners in the Global Campaign for Climate Action Pilipinas.
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Stupid is what stupid does… by Chuck Baclagon


Yesterday night, as part of the Chang[e] Caravan, we hosted the premier screening of Age of Stupid in Bangkok.  The movie is set in a bleak dystopian future because the leaders of today failed to act.
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Wake up call… by Chuck Baclagon
September 23, 2009, 9:08 am
Filed under: Philippines, Stop climate change | Tags: , , , , ,
Pete Postlethwaite as an old man living in the devastated world of 2055, watching 'archive' footage from 2008 and asking: why didn't we stop climate change while we had the chance?

Pete Postlethwaite as an old man living in the devastated world of 2055, watching 'archive' footage from 2008 and asking: why didn't we stop climate change while we had the chance?

“We could have saved ourselves, but we didn’t. It’s amazing. What state of mind were we in, to face extinction and simply shrug it off?”

These were the words that reverberated in my mind in the darkness of the Cultural Center of the Philippines’ Tanghalang Manuel Conde.

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