Energy Shift Southeast Asia

Flying solo: Filipino fisherman brings plea to Europe: Stop fossil fuel financing

A fisherman from Batangas, a province south of the Philippine capital, flew thousands of miles away from home on his own to personally call on European banks to divest from environmentally destructive fossil fuel projects in his country.  It was not only his first international flight but also his first time away from family.  Maximo […]

Verde Island Passage advocates confront climate change funders in Europe

Protect VIP, a coalition of communities, fisherfolk, environmentalists, and other advocates for the protection of the Verde Island Passage (VIP), on Wednesday, May 3 (UK time), joined Urgewald, Extinction Rebellion, and other cause-oriented groups in disrupting the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Barclays and Standard Chartered in London due to the banks’ financing of major […]