30 April 2020 — The Monetary Board of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (Central Bank of the Philippines) signed yesterday its Sustainable Finance Framework recognizing that “physical and transition risks arising from climate change could result in significant societal, economic and financial risks affecting the banks and their […]
Feature Photo: Medical frontliners from St. Luke’s Medical Center in Quezon City test their new bikes donated through the Life Cycles PH community. © Monaliza Bermudez
by Aldrin Pelicano
Published in ABS-CBN News, 21 April 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic and the response of governments worldwide have exposed deep inequalities globally, […]
Health workers and other frontliners particularly in Metro Manila struggle to reach their places of work (and get back home) given the suspension of public transport particularly in Luzon amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Philippine General Hospital, The Pasig City Government’s City Transport Development and Management Office, Life Cycles PH, and Lend-a-Bike Project are among the groups […]
In the midst of fear and isolation, we are learning that profound, positive change is possible.
By Rebecca Solnit, for The Guardian
7 Apr 2020 (Last modified 11 Apr 2020)
Full article: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/07/what-coronavirus-can-teach-us-about-hope-rebecca-solnit Disasters begin suddenly and never really end. The future will not, in crucial ways, be anything like the past, […]
The Philippines can either attract $20 billion in renewable energy investments over the next 10 years, or be left with $20 billion of stranded [coal] assets, IEEFA energy finance analyst Sara Jane Ahmed said on ANC’s Dateline Philippines on March 6, 2020. (Reporting from Dateline Philippines/ ANC)
The impact on the City of Manila and Batasan […]
By Viking Logarta & Sara Jane Ahmed
Yes to the first, and a nuanced no to the second.
President Duterte said in his State of the Nation Address last year: “We recognize the urgent need to ensure the sustainability and […]
by Jessa Ibañez and Kenneth Daniel Quesada, Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities
Pusblished in ABS-CBN News, Feb 11, 2020