He’s the Filipino climate commissioner, above, who announced he was going on hunger strike nine days ago, at the UN negotiations in Warsaw, saying he wouldn’t eat “until a meaningful outcome is in sight”.
Maeve McLynn writes:
“He’s still fasting and the international support for him has really taken off. Yeb started a petition with Avaaz calling for all countries to face up to climate change and really work to tackle it. He will personally hand the petition over to the COP Presidency before the end of the negotiations (tomorrow).”
You can sign the petition here.
At the time of posting, it’s just over 289,000 short of one million.
Previously: Climate Change Hunger Striker