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Youth Cluster Solidarity Message for the March 25 Global Climate Strike

We stand now where two roads diverge. But unlike the roads in Robert Frost’s familiar poem, they are not equally fair. The road we have long been traveling is deceptively easy, a smooth superhighway on which we progress with great speed, but at its end lies disaster. The other fork of the road–the one less traveled by–offers our last, our only chance to reach a destination that assures the preservation of our earth. The choice, after all, is ours to make.” These words were written more than half a century ago by Rachel Carson, one of the pioneers of environmentalism, yet they hold true today more than ever before.

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#RealiTalk: Strengthening Local Climate Change Adaptation Actions with Vice Mayor Alfredo Coro II

For this month’s Realitalk, we talked to Pinoy Climate Reality Leader Alfredo Coro II about the impacts of Typhoon Odette (international name Rai) on the municipality of Del Carmen, Siargao where he serves as Vice Mayor. In this feature, he walked us through the climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction measures implemented in his municipality that helped reduce loss and damage from Odette—from climate change education, mangrove rehabilitation, establishment of sea walls against storm surges to the conduct of climate and disaster risk assessment and updating of local climate change action and disaster risk reduction plans.

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#RealiTalk: International Day of Education with Rey Sario

In celebration of the International Day of Education, our first #RealiTalk for 2022 aims to highlight the critical role of education in raising a generation of advocates for climate action and sustainable development in the country.

In this regard, we talked to Pinoy Climate Reality Leader and Mentor Rey “McRey” Sario on how to advance climate change education for elementary and high school students.

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