TAKING ROOT: Culture and the Arts for Climate Action

2022-11-15T11:18:47+08:0013 Nov 2022|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Youth, artistic collectives, and climate advocates gathered at the historical memorial in Plazuela de Santa Isabel, Intramuros for a local arts fair, sharing stories and art about collective memory and hope in the midst of the climate crisis.

Nine years after Haiyan: Guiuan leads in stronger climate action

2022-11-08T14:54:11+08:0008 Nov 2022|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

In commemoration of the ninth anniversary of Typhoon Haiyan, the local government of Guiuan in Eastern Samar, the first municipality battered by the super typhoon in 2013, gathered together youth groups, teachers, and civil society organizations, to deepen their understanding of climate science and adaptation, empowering Guiuananon citizens to do their part in making the community more resilient.

Celebrating stories of hope and good trouble: Int’l climate anthology ‘Harvest Moon’ feted in Washington, DC

2022-10-13T10:38:37+08:0012 Oct 2022|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We need stories of hope and ‘good trouble’ to animate and enliven climate movements around the world, according to policy groups, philanthropists, artists, and activists who gathered yesterday in the Busboys and Poets bookstore and cultural hub to celebrate the publication of the international climate anthology Harvest Moon: Poems and Stories from the Edge of the Climate Crisis (2021).

Harvest Moon makes a splash at this year’s Manila International Book Fair

2022-09-20T18:15:58+08:0020 Sep 2022|Tags: , , |

In the face of the climate crisis, the world needs more ways to open up spaces of dialogue that reimagine solutions and fortify hope. Artists, writers, and storytellers of many kinds can help us do that.

Weaving territories and cultural knowledge at the Fiky Gota festival [Agam Agenda]

2022-09-12T21:49:50+08:0015 Aug 2022|Tags: , , , |

The Agam Agenda, in collaboration with Myska Simty Uta collective and Camino de Wayra medicine house, launched its first cultural festival ‘Fiky Gota’. Photo by María Faciolince. | August 15, 2022 | Published by Agam Agenda | READ THE STORY HERE Throughout history, communities have developed systems to learn, heal, and rebuild after [...]

[Agam Agenda] Creative collaboration for climate action in Lipa City, Batangas

2022-08-26T17:00:58+08:0011 Aug 2022|Tags: , , |

by Agam Agenda | August 11, 2022 |  READ THE STORY HERE Storytelling and art are powerful companions in facing the climate crisis. At the first-ever Philippine Book Fair (PBF) in Lipa City, Batangas, the Agam Agenda mobilized creative climate action initiatives that showed audiences how artists, writers, musicians, and storytellers give us hope and inspiration during [...]

[Agam Agenda] Hearing the voices of small island states

2022-08-26T16:36:26+08:0008 Aug 2022|Tags: , , , , |

by Agam Agenda | August 08, 2022 | READ THE STORY HERE Small island states are some of the most vulnerable countries to climate change. Rising seas levels and increases in natural disasters threaten the ecosystems, livelihoods, and homes of millions of islanders across the globe.The Marshall Islands are a group of five islands and [...]

COP26: Poets, climate resistance light up Glasgow with call for urgent action

2021-11-23T12:44:37+08:0014 Nov 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

November 14, 2021 | Published by BusinessMirror | READ THE STORY HERE With high visibility in Glasgow, Scotland, light projections and street hubs today feature verse and pleas by poets and activists from Indonesia, Costa Rica, Mexico, Tanzania, and the Philippines. “We take great pride in helping foment a global poetry rebellion instigated by poets and [...]

COP26: Poets, climate resistance light up Glasgow with call for urgent action

2021-11-09T23:31:49+08:0009 Nov 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Public art and poets demand urgent climate action at COP26 09 November, 2021, Glasgow Scotland- “We take great pride in helping foment a global poetry rebellion instigated by poets and leaders from climate vulnerable countries, working with leaders of the Climate Vulnerable Forum in collaboration with artist Jenny Holzer, whose work to illuminate UK landmarks [...]

Midnight. Climate. Survival.

2020-12-23T09:50:22+08:0023 Dec 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Posted on the Agam Agenda Youtube channel. Seven poets join the call for #MidnightClimateSurvival, urging countries to take stronger climate action now. In response to lines from the poem “Midnight”, by Kathy Jetñil-Kijiner, Ambassador for Culture for the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF), the poets speak of the pain of collective loss under the climate crisis [...]

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