This story was originally published by Mother Jones and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.

The world’s largest oil, coal, cement and mining companies have been given 45 days to respond to a complaint that their greenhouse gas emissions have violated the human rights of millions of people living in the Phillippines.

Read more: Climate Change Sparks Huge Human Rights Violation Case Against Carbon Companies


The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has backed the issuance of the first Climate Bond in Asia and the Pacific.

Read more: ADB backs first Climate Bond in Asia in landmark $225 Million PHL deal


MANILA - The next president of the Philippines should adopt an agriculture-based industrialization program to ensure the social protection of farmers,especially in the midst of natural disasters brought about by climate change and the ongoing El Niño phenomenon, a broad alliance of grassroots organizations and civil society groups said in a news release Sunday.

Read more: Group to next president: Industrialize agriculture in the face of climate change, El Niño


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