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Statement of The Climate Reality Project Philippines on the outcome of the 26th Conference of Parties to the UNFCCC

The Glasgow climate pact passed yesterday during the 26th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (CO26) reflects the lack of political will of world leaders to end the climate crisis. For us in the Climate Reality Philippines, COP26 was “an incremental step forward” rather than the “monumental leap” needed to ensure a livable planet for all.

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Joint Statement on the Climate and Environmental Justice Impacts of Plastics

The plastic crisis’s connection to the climate emergency and environmental justice impacts are undeniable. The cost of the continued dependence by corporations on single-use plastics and planned expansion of plastic production are too high to be ignored.

To ensure the safety of Filipinos and our environment from such impacts, the undersigned environmental, public health and civil society organizations are calling on consumer goods companies such as Nestle, Coca-Cola and Unilever and the plastic industry to urgently phase out single-use plastics packaging and adopt reuse systems.

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Statement of The Climate Reality Project Philippines on President Duterte’s Final State of the Nation Address

The Climate Reality Project Philippines laments President Duterte’s failure to mention climate action in his sixth and final State of the Nation Address (SONA). His last SONA was held as the country continues to struggle with the twin crises of the pandemic and climate change, and it could have been an opportune moment to bolster support in advancing the climate agenda and promoting a green and resilient COVID-19 recovery.

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Young Climate Reality Leaders on the Planned Nayong Pilipino Mega-Vaccination Facility

The Youth Cluster of The Climate Reality Project Philippines supports a faster pace of vaccination in our country, ensuring that every Filipino has fair access to safe and effective vaccines. As the Philippines and majority of the world continue to suffer from the COVID-19 pandemic, this key solution must be a priority. Building a centralized mega-vaccination facility, however, will not achieve this.

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