Philippines | Health Care Without Harm-Asia Calls for a Shift to Healthier, Renewable Energy on Earth Day

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Dr. Renzo Guinto (in black), Campaigner of Health Care Without Harm-Asia’s Healthy Energy Initiative, with climate justice activists and pro-renewable energy advocates

In commemoration of Earth Day, Health Care Without Harm-Asia, through its Healthy Energy Initiative, joined hands with climate justice groups, nongovernmental organizations, and grassroots people’s movement in launching Power for People (P4P), a year-long campaign that seeks to intensify the push for Renewable Energy (REnergy) Transformation in the Philippines.

The P4P campaign builds on the Davao Declaration, which was signed by various civil society groups, including Health Care Without Harm-Asia, during a national conference on coal and renewable energy held late last year. The Declaration opposes the construction of new coal plants and coal mining activities, considering their grave environmental, health, and climate impacts. The Declaration can be downloaded here.

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