IBON Foundation statement for meeting with UN Special Rapporteur on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights in the Context of Climate Change, Mr. Ian Fry
November 7, 2023
There is an underlying resistance by the Marcos Jr administration to the fundamental changes in strategy and approach required to genuinely address the triple crisis faced by the Filipino people – environmental distress, chronic poverty and inequality, and economic underdevelopment.
June 9, 2023
Hyping climate spending is hypocritical if environmental destruction continues.
May 19, 2023
What the G7 wants and the manner it exacts these are untenable and are only bound to hurt the majority of the world’s populations.
November 18, 2022
The United Nations’ 27th Conference of Parties (COP27) in Sharm-el Sheikh, Egypt is focused on the implementation of each country’s nationally determined contribution towards the prevention of global warming. The Philippines is considered a low emitter compared to other nations, yet it ranks among the most vulnerable to climate-related disasters.
September 22, 2022
To guarantee that everyone benefits from our transition to a greener future, a strong and comprehensive policy framework like the People’s Green New Deal is required. Substantial new public spending and re-directing of private spending is also needed to finance this.
October 12, 2021
Environmental scientists, economists, academics and social movements have been talking about “degrowth” as an approach in dealing with the climate crisis. The concept makes perfect sense, but it has provoked doubts and objections, even among well-meaning environmentalists.
June 15, 2021
Dr. Max Ajl’s book A People’s Green New Deal presents socialist proposals on addressing climate change that are indeed doable and inspiring. In Chapter 5, he leaves us analytical notes on labor, planning and construction for an eco-socialist future, and industry and manufacturing, among others. These get us thinking about our own context in order to contribute to the operationalization of a people’s Green New Deal.
November 1, 2020
Features | We may survive the pandemic, but we are headed towards even greater downward pressure on wages and working conditions amid greater repression of organized labor. We are headed towards increasing compulsion of capitalists to seek rapid growth at all costs, including environmental and social costs.