Greenpeace Southeast Asia

Happy Independence Day! by Chuck Baclagon
Greenpeace volunteer and celebrity Angel Aquino visits the Climate Defenders Camp in Iloilo City.

Greenpeace volunteer and celebrity Angel Aquino visits the Climate Defenders Camp in Iloilo City.

Actress, model and longtime Greenpeace advocate Angel Aquino celebrates Independence Day with Greenpeace’s Climate Defenders Camp.

I find this quote from Bill Pullman in from the movie Independence Day quite timely:

“We will not go quietly into the night!” We will not vanish without a fight! We’re going to live on! We’re going to survive! Today we celebrate our Independence Day!

Chuck Baclagon

Solidarity night against coal by Chuck Baclagon
June 11, 2008, 6:53 am
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We were all in high hopes as music from Noel Cabangon and other local artists filled the halls of the Pius XII Catechetical School in Iloilo for a solidarity concert that was held with the local coal opposition in Iloilo, and what made it extra special is that as we were about to start news came that the House of Representatives approved on third and final reading on the Renewable Energy Bill that would expedite the development of renewable and indigenous energy sources, a wonderful night indeed….

Chuck Baclagon

Day3: Hurray the navy has arrived! by Chuck Baclagon

Do you still remember those war movies with scenes that have the protagonists surrounded by their enemies and then all of a sudden the cavalry arrives and then the tables are turned and the heroes are now on the winning side of the battle?

In a way that’s what we felt now that the Rainbow Warrior has arrived.

The day was greeted with hope that what has been so far accomplished since the ship’s arrival here in the Philippines for our Quit Coal Tour will be replicated in this leg of the tour.

Chuck Baclagon

Day 1: Fire & Rain by Chuck Baclagon

“The poor will be hardest hit by weather-related disasters and by soaring price inflation for staple foods, but even the richest nations face the prospect of economic recession and a world in conflict over diminishing resources. Mitigating climate change, eradicating poverty and promoting economic and political stability all demand the same solution: we must kick the carbon habit!”
-Ban Ki Moon, United Nations Secretary General

Today’s world Environment Day and what better way to celebrate it than to open a ‘Climate Defenders Camp’.
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