2015 Photos

Kenya

International Youth Council - Kenya rallied with dozens of people and marched to deliver our call to action directly to the Minister of the Environment, who organizer Willice says "commended our work."

Costa Rica

Students are in the Monteverde Cloud Forest Preserve, standing on the Continental Divide, exactly where the endemic Golden Toad used to live before it went extinct, believed to be the consequence of climate change and disease spread. Many other amphibian populations declined as well, throughout Central and South America, during the same time period. Monteverde has witnessed a host of climate-related population declines and shifts across birds, reptiles, and amphibians. It was the first location where scientists documented upslope range shifts in relation to global warming. The problem is, there are few higher places for movement to continue.

Philippines: #NowIsTheTime to #CancelCoal

Representatives from Philippine Movement for Climate Justice, Freedom from Debt Coalition Sanlakas, Koalisyon Pabahay ng Pilipinas, Alyansa Tigil Mina, KILUSAN para sa Pambansang Demokrasya, Aniban ng Manggagawa sa Agrikultura, Kongreso ng Pagkakaisa ng Maralitang Lunsod - NCRR,Youth for Nationalism and Democracy, Asian Peoples' Movement on Debt and Development, Greenpeace Philippines and 350.org East Asia and different people's organizations trooped to Malacañang, to confer the "King Coal Award" to President Noynoy Aquino (P-Noy) for his approval of 59 coal plants in the Philippines. (Photos: AC Dimatatac/350.org. Source: Facebook.com/350EastAsia)

Philippines: EcoWalk

On October 4, 2015 (Sunday and feast of St. Francis of Assisi), 3,000 church people, indigenous peoples, environmentalists, human rights advocates and social justice activists led by the Ecological Justice Interfaith Movement walk to demand climate justice as a lead up of activities that will amplify the voice of vulnerable countries like the Philippines in the upcoming climate talks in Paris in December 2015. Part of the demands of the Ecowalk participants are to stop dirty energy and to hasten clean and energy renewable energy systems. (Photos: AC Dimatatac/350.org)