Meet Marinel Ubaldo, a climate activist from the Philippines, who is currently studying in the US. Her journey into
climate activism was sparked by personal tragedy – experiencing first-hand the effects of Typhoon Haiyan in 2013.
Marinel organized the first climate strike in her country. She advocates for a ban on single-use plastics, the reduction of
carbon emissions and investments in renewable energy.
“I simply cannot accept that our people in the Philippines are dying because of a phenomenon – the climate crisis – that
we haven’t even caused. For me – that’s my ‘why’ – to create an environment where future generations can grow and
live their lives. Making the Polluter pay IS climate justice. It’s holding polluters to be accountable and liable and pay
Sign the petition to make polluters pay: https://www.oxfam.org.uk/get-involved/campaign-with-oxfam/tax-the-biggest-polluters-now/