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Eleventh Hour: The Philippines’ carbon emissions are so small, why should we care about the COP?

Climate change conferences are important to us in many ways despite our humble contribution to global carbon emissions, Pinoy Climate Reality Leader Atty. Alexandra Gamboa wrote in our Manila Bulletin column Eleventh Hour.

In this article, Atty. Alex reflected on the outcomes of COP26 and explained why those outcomes should push vulnerable developing countries like the Philippines to intensify their climate advocacies, to be more vigilant, and to continue engaging in future climate negotiations.

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Youth activists vow to continue climate work despite COP26 setback

Giving the recently concluded 26th Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP26) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) a failing mark, Filipino youth climate activists vowed to continue driving the work of the climate movement towards a just and sustainable world that stays below 1.5 degrees Celsius of global warming.

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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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Eleventh Hour: An open letter to Philippine leaders on the climate crisis

For our Manila Bulletin column Eleventh Hour this week, Pinoy Climate Reality Leader Issa Barte wrote an open letter to the country’s leaders about the realities of the climate crisis on the ground, which she personally witnessed as she leads the distribution of immediate relief and long-term aid to the victims of Typhoon Ulysses last year.

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[Watch the film] Now or Never: The Philippines

For this year’s #COP26, we supported U&I Global, a UK-based multimedia platform that educates, inspires and connects people to build a sustainable future, in making the film “Now of Never: Climate Change in the Philippines.”

The short film explores how climate change is experienced and tackled in the Philippines.

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