The Climate Action Network International (http://www.climatenetwork.org/press-release/civil-society-announce-they-will-fast-solidarity-philippines-yeb-sano) has organized an international fast in solidarity with Yeb Sano, the lead climate negotiator for the Philippines at the 19th United Nations Climate Conference in Warsaw, Poland. He said in a speech there Monday, on the first day of the conference, that: “In solidarity with my countrymen who are struggling to find food back home and with my brother who has not had food for the last three days, in all due respect Mr. President, and I mean no disrespect for your kind hospitality, I will now commence a voluntary fasting for the climate. …
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Ted Glick is the national policy director for the Chesapeake Climate Action Network. Past writings and more information can be found here.