Here is a rolling roundup of Filipinos’ contributions to the Blog Action Day in the Philippines and the world. It would be impossible to include all posts but we’ll try to include a wide range of views.
We will update this throughout the day, so keep those posts coming and let our voices be heard.
Our efforts in the Philippines did not go unnoticed. CNN reported:
[F]or bloggers in places like the Philippines, it is not so much niche topics, but local issues that people are keen to share with the rest of the world. The recent typhoons — Ketsana and Parma — and subsequent landslides have killed an estimated 600 people in Philippines and thousands across Southeast Asia.
With these tragic events still very fresh in theirs mind, many of the country’s blogging community are keen to voice their concerns about climate change on Blog Action Day.
Previously, Inquirer.net announced our event.
Mula sa Bloggers Kapihan, saludo kami sa inyo!
Continue reading Roundup: Voices from the Philippines on Blog Action Day 2009
On October 15, bloggers worldwide will speak as one on climate change. We, Filipino bloggers, have much to say and share in this global conversation.
We apply now just survived and continue to grapple with supertyphoons Ondoy (Ketsana) and Pepeng (Parma) that snatched hundreds payday loans of lives, destroyed property payday the heist and livelihood and took the issue of climate payday 2 masks change to the very center of our conversations with family, friends, classmates, colleagues.
That it was caught unprepared to mitigate the effects of the rampaging floods is the government’s lightest offense. http://paydayloansnearmeus.com/rates.html The worst is that it apparently ignored serious warnings raised in 2007 when an international study found the Philippines as the No. 1 victim of climate change in the previous year.
We cannot be apathetic or cynical. We as a people have the solemn duty to accept the reality of climate change, to study it, and to take a stand. Continue reading BLOG ACTION DAY 2009: Filipino bloggers take a stand on climate change