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Home Sections Ecology and the Environment Tune in/Watch the KK! Talk Show on May 20, 2009, and Discuss “Beware: Here Comes the GLACCIER!”
Tune in/Watch the KK! Talk Show on May 20, 2009, and Discuss “Beware: Here Comes the GLACCIER!” PDF Print E-mail
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Written by EARTH Institute Asia Press Office   
Sunday, 17 May 2009 23:16

G LACCIER means “Global Legal Action On Climate Change: An Inter-Generational Eco-Revolution.” It is a “movement of and by the Citizens of the World to petition their leaders (and, in effect, this generation) to seriously address the clear, present, and ongoing impacts of climate change and global heating.” 


For the Philippines, climate change is not just a threat, it is already a reality. One sign is the devastation resulting from recent typhoons that have been more intense. Scientists predict extreme weather, higher temperature, and sea-level rise as primary adverse effects of climate change on the country. Hence, it is imperative for all Filipinos and others in the Philippines to act collaboratively and strategically now.


GLACCIER Philippines aims to help Philippine society adapt to climate change by identifying climate change imperatives and crafting appropriate petition or legal tools for their implementation. It uses both science and law to ensure that public and private institutions and individuals, especially national and local government officials, will cooperate in addressing the ongoing impact of climate change.


How exactly will that be done? To know the answer, tune in/watch Kalikasan, Kaunlaran! (KK!) on May 20, 2009, Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (Manila Time), at DZRH-AM radio (666 in Metro Manila, other kHz nationwide), TV (Ch. 9 in Metro Manila, other cable TV channels nationwide), and Internet ( or


G uests are multi-awarded environmental champions: Atty. Antonio Oposa, Jr. and Puerto Princesa Mayor Ed Hagedorn. Dr. Cora Claudio, president, EARTH Institute Asia, will moderate the discussion in conversational Tagalog-English.


Join the contests, campaigns and projects of EARTH/KK! To join all, register as a KK! listener by texting 2299: earth<space>your message.


KK! co-producers are EARTH Institute Asia and DZRH, with the support of Unilever, Unilab, Manila Water, Pilipinas Shell, FERN, Inc., Toby's Sports, Delbros Supply Chain Solutions, Yehey.Com, MAP, and Brahma Kumaris, and with the cooperation of GREEN Army, PFST, TOWNS, PBE, AIJC, PEIA, DENR,, SanibLakas, and various egroups and environment-caring groups/individuals.


* Join the EARTHnetwork for Sustainable Living —a network of producers, sellers, and consumers of eco-products for the wellness of people and planet earth-- from decorative herbal plants to electric vehicles. For inquiries and requests for seminars, contact: 671-3266, 0917-829-1718, or # # #



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