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Eleventh Hour: Letting the youth lead the fight for humanity

In this article for our Manila Bulletin column Eleventh Hour, Climate Reality Leader and Youth Coordinator Dani Madriaga reminded us how gravely our society has failed the youth.
In celebration of #InternationalYouthDay, she also discussed how that the youth, with a resolve that’s unshakeable even in times when hope is dim, are refusing to sit idly by and give up.

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What’s SUP: Young Climate Reality Leaders’ Crusade Against Plastic

It started out as all things do—with the dipping of our toes in the proverbial waters. Only this time, we found our toes in waters filled with plastic. Plastic has truly found its way into every aspect of our lives—in the clothes we wear, the products on our skin, in our canals and streets, and in the food we eat. It is not only the most tangible element of environmental degradation, but also the most ubiquitous as well. My generation grew up with it and the throwaway culture surrounding it: the straws and cups that only lasted one meal, the needless layers of plastic in packaging… and we thought: enough. Actually, too much

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Climate Reality PH, DepEd launch Experts Explain Videos on Climate Change and Sustainability

The Climate Reality Project Philippines, led by its Youth Cluster, in partnership with the Department of Education (DepEd) Disaster Risk Reduction Management Service and youth-led environmental group Wavefarers, released yesterday the first installment of its Experts Explain Series, which featured Climate Reality Leader and House Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda discussing “Climate Change 101” for Filipino students.

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