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

Kumi Naidoo, Wangari Maathai, and several youth activists call for climate action by Chuck Baclagon
December 7, 2009, 4:39 pm
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John beat me to the punch in blogging about the Tcktcktck petition delivery event earlier today, but I still wanted to share these pics. They’re of our executive director, Kumi Naidoo, with legendary activist and 2004 Nobel Peace Laureate Wangari Maathai, plus several youth delegates. They came together to drive home the message that there are more than 10 million people calling for climate action.

Mike G.

Ground Zero by Chuck Baclagon
December 7, 2009, 10:48 am
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I couldn’t believe my eyes when I saw the countdown timer for the Copenhagen Summit in my computer screen zeroes flickered. This is it… Today the world holds its breath as world leaders arrive in Copenhagen, Denmark to decide what the global fight against climate change will look like.

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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The beds are burning… by Chuck Baclagon

“How can we dance when our earth is turning

How do we sleep when our beds are burning”

– Midnight Oil, Beds are burning

Recently our partners in Tck tck tck produced an all-start version of Midnight Oil’s classic Beds Are Burning.
The song is part of Global Humanitarian Forum tck tck tck time for climate justice campaign and is a part of the greater “TckTckTck” project, which aims to draw attention to the urgency of the global warming crisis, by signing a “musical petition” with each download.
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tck tck tck … count down, wake up! by Chuck Baclagon
September 21, 2009, 5:52 am
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From the Climate Rescue Blog

Hundreds of volunteers form a human countdown in Central Park as Climate Week kicks off in NYC. Image © Avaaz

Hundreds of volunteers form a human countdown in Central Park as Climate Week kicks off in NYC. Image © Avaaz

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