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Science and arts merge for climate action in Eastern Visayas

2022-08-31T12:11:57+08:0031 Aug 2022|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

LEYTE, August 31, 2022 – Students, teachers, and officials of the Visayas State University (VSU) in Baybay City, Leyte, along with representatives from Eastern Visayas civil society and local governments, joined a two-day learning event held at the school last August 25-26, 2022. Their aim: build climate change resilience in the region through science and the [...]

Nonoy Espina’s torch shines bright

2022-07-08T15:23:47+08:0008 Jul 2022|Tags: , , , , , , , |

by Renato Redentor Constantino | July 8, 2022 | Published by ABS-CBN News | READ THE STORY HERE It’s been a year since the veteran journalist Jaime “Nonoy” Espina passed away. Nonoy was a former chair of the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines, a fierce press freedom advocate, a tireless campaigner for the [...]

Remembering Nonoy

2022-07-08T15:23:25+08:0007 Jul 2022|Tags: , , , , , |

by Inday Espina-Varona The Jaime Espina Klima Correspondents Fellowship is the Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities’ tribute to our dear friend, veteran journalist and committed activist Nonoy Espina,  who dedicated many years developing the skills and capacity of fellow journalists, especially in regions outside of Metro Manila. In and out of the National Union of [...]

Philippines, ASEAN must tap solar, wind to meet rising electricity demand — report

2022-07-07T16:31:42+08:0007 Jul 2022|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

by Jhesset O. Enano | July 7, 2022 | Published by GMA News | READ THE STORY HERE Countries in Southeast Asia, including the Philippines, must ramp up solar and wind capacities to meet the rising demand for electricity and avert more carbon emissions from the power sector, according to a new report. Despite its huge [...]

More than 500 volunteers count people on bicycles nationwide

2022-06-28T17:20:59+08:0028 Jun 2022|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Cycling community pays back to cities, counts people on bicycles to push momentum for bike revolution by Mobility Awards | June 28, 2022 | READ THE STORY HERE QUEZON CITY, June 28, 2022 – Over 500 cycling volunteers across the country joined this year’s June Bicycle Count today to help establish baseline data indicating the [...]

Jaime Espina Klima Correspondents Fellowship names its inaugural class

2022-06-30T08:55:22+08:0027 Jun 2022|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Fellows to highlight stories of the transition to renewable energy in communities across the Philippines QUEZON CITY, June 27, 2022 – Seven teams composed of 14 journalists and editors, mostly from Luzon and Mindanao, have been chosen as the inaugural Fellows of the first Jaime Espina Klima Correspondents Fellowship which will support the production of in-depth [...]

[REACTIVE] New V20 report reveals staggering climate-induced economic losses over last 20 years

2022-06-10T14:49:36+08:0009 Jun 2022|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Report underscored emergency need for crisis-level action via loss and damage funding for the most vulnerable economies MANILA, June 9, 2022 – A report released yesterday by the Vulnerable Twenty (V20) Group of Finance Ministers detailed the massive economic damage wrought by climate change on the economies of the V20, representing countries considered the most [...]

Climate change wiped out fifth of vulnerable countries’ wealth over last 2 decades- report

2022-06-10T14:46:39+08:0008 Jun 2022|Tags: , , , , , , , |

V20 Group of 55 economies reinforce demands for international funding for loss and damage Reposted from the V20 Group of Finance Ministers | READ THE STORY HERE BONN, Germany, 8 June 2022 – The V20 Group of Finance Ministers from climate vulnerable economies are calling for the immediate establishment of a separate and dedicated [...]

Make climate finance pro-poor, equitable, and people-centered – Asian countries

2022-06-01T15:19:58+08:0001 Jun 2022|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

BALI, INDONESIA, June 1, 2022 – Governments and civil society groups from South and Southeast Asia signed an agreement to enable inclusive, gender equitable, and human rights-based climate and disaster financing for vulnerable nations. “Worsening climate change impacts, particularly episodic extreme weather events, are threatening no less than the long-term economic viability of developing countries. Climate [...]

ICSC launches media fellowship honoring veteran journalist Jaime Espina

2022-03-30T13:19:21+08:0028 Mar 2022|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Applications for energy story grants open until May 16 APPLY NOW QUEZON CITY, March 28, 2022 – A six-month media fellowship seeking to support the production of energy transition stories was launched today in honor of Jose Jaime “Nonoy” Espina, a veteran reporter, fierce press freedom campaigner, and outspoken advocate of media workers’ [...]