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Environmental Watch in Palestine

Environmental Watch in Palestine

  The new Environmental Watch Newsletter is out now. Browse the stories below or view the newsletter here.   Exploiting Natural Resources, Depriving Palestinians and Violating Human Rights Israel's Exploitation of Palestinian Natural Resources in Violation...

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Indian activists mobilise for global day of climate action

Indian activists mobilise for global day of climate action

On 6 November, while tens of thousands of activists braved the elements to demand climate action in Glasgow, amid the ongoing United Nations climate conference, it was the youth organisations of Tamil Nadu and Himachal Pradesh that offered solidarity in both corners...

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Legal Professionals Scale Mount Ramdung

Legal Professionals Scale Mount Ramdung

A team of legal professionals led by advocate Bishnu Bhusal scaled the Ramdun Mountain located in Dholakha on October 30. The team of Legal professionals climbed the 5,935m tall mountain with the slogan “Environmental Justice,” keeping in view the 2021 United Nations...

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CSOs Condemn Japan’s Decision to Finance LNG Canada Project

CSOs Condemn Japan’s Decision to Finance LNG Canada Project

Movement toward a phase out of coal and other fossil fuels accelerated at the 26th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 26) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) that started on October 31 in Glasgow, Scotland, UK. However, on...

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WE’RE HIRING –  Cross Programme Campaign Coordinator

WE’RE HIRING – Cross Programme Campaign Coordinator

We are looking for a Cross Programme Campaign Coordinator to join Friends of the Earth Asia Pacific.   Position Title: Cross Program Campaign Coordinator Position: Part time 2 days a week Project Period: One year, starting in January 2022 Salary: Commensurate...

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VIDEO: Walhi protest COP26 and demand Climate Justice NOW

VIDEO: Walhi protest COP26 and demand Climate Justice NOW

On Saturday, 6 November 2021, WALHI Central Java held theatrical protest in response to COP26 in Glasgow. While leaders are talking, the coast of Central Java is sinking. Walhi is calling for climate justice now, and finance for loss and damages.   Watch the...

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People Power must be at the heart of Glasgow COP26

People Power must be at the heart of Glasgow COP26

Friends of the Earth Asia Pacific demands deep carbon cuts from rich nations at summit  With many groups from the Global South unable to attend, the 26th Conference of Parties (COP26) opening this week in Glasgow, Scotland, will likely fall short of its mandate,...

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Glasgow COP26 and young people’s ‘eco-anxiety’

Glasgow COP26 and young people’s ‘eco-anxiety’

In coastal areas in Bangladesh, children are starting to worry about climate change. Is the sea, on which bounties they have been raised, just waiting to claim their lives? “They’re always scared that there will be a cyclone and there will be a storm, and everything...

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Korea’s New 2030 Emissions Reductions Targets Fall Short

Korea’s New 2030 Emissions Reductions Targets Fall Short

On October 18, the South Korean government's Carbon Neutrality Committee released new 2030 emissions reductions targets (Nationally Determined Contributions-NDCs), which will be confirmed in a cabinet meeting on October 27. But both the targets and the methods for...

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Welcome – Friends of the Earth India

Welcome – Friends of the Earth India

Friends of the Earth Asia Pacific is proud to announce the formation of Friends of the Earth India. Friends of the Earth has member groups in over 70 countries, uniting over 2.2 million members and supporters. During this year's Friends of the Earth International...

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