A joint statement by MNL Moves and the Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities
Today we mark with the rest of the world the very first International Day of Clean Air for blue […]
MANILA, 24 August 2020 – Energy policy experts today affirmed an energy transition is well underway in the Philippines, thanks to bold moves from the Department of Energy (DOE) and the country’s largest utility, Meralco.
“Debates on pandemic-related power bills are far from resolved but we also believe it’s important to share our view that power sector […]
CITY OF MALOLOS, 30 June 2020 – Over 1,400 households in Malolos and Paombong town in Bulacan received hygiene kits last weekend as part of the COVID-19 response of Partners for Resilience and Catholic Organization for Relief and Development Aid (Cordaid) with the Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities (ICSC) and […]
by Renato Redentor Constantino
The mourning after, when life is at its most quiet, is the most difficult.
Despite a lifetime of insights generated by the woman whose all too early passing orphaned so many — lessons that spanned life, impermanence, and unfettered love — we are reminded of our inadequacy in the face of the finality of […]
By Denise Margaret Matias & Danica Marie Supnet
Southeast Asia/Philippines: Although the region is strongly affected by the consequences of climate change, representatives from Southeast Asia are hardly present in international climate committees. Cross-sectoral cooperation from local to international level is essential to combat the causes of climate change and […]
Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities
Solons, DOE support transition to renewable energy
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, 26 February 2020 – Members of the House of Representatives today convened national government agencies to ensure that they are acting on climate change and fast-tracking the country’s energy transition.
Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda made an impassioned call for government agencies to […]
QUEZON CITY, 6 February 2020 — The pioneering art exhibit Alas ng Bayan opened its two-week run today at the University of the Philippines Diliman’s College of Fine Arts, marking National Arts Month.
“Alas ng Bayan couldn’t be more timely in these trying times. We look for heroes, we look for hope, we look for a future. […]
By Isabella Mendoza
While the Philippines celebrates massive sales on November 11 (11.11), it means something completely different on the other side of the world. 11.11.11., a civil society coalition based in Flanders (the Dutch-speaking Northern part of Belgium), was founded on the 11th day of November (the 11th month) at 11 o’clock, when thousands […]
Cycling: a way of living in Metro Manila?
By Kevin Heerema and Rosan Verbraak
Editor’s Note: Kevin and Rosan are bachelor’s students taking up Public Administration at the University of Twente in the Netherlands. They are currently in an internship with ICSC, working on a research on non-motorized transport in Metro Manila.
“The Dutch learn to cycle before they […]