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Mobility Awards bares list of first 50 LGUs, workplaces, establishments voted as most bike-friendly in Metro Manila

2020-10-09T17:02:11+08:0009 Oct 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Posted on the Mobility Awards.

QUEZON CITY, 09 October 2020 — Ten cities, 10 workplaces, and 30 commercial establishments (including 19 malls)  have been nominated as the most bike-friendly in Metro Manila for the Mobility Awards, according to organizers.

The Mobility Awards […]

Experts back DOE, Meralco lead in energy transition

2020-08-25T12:05:23+08:0024 Aug 2020|Tags: , , , , , , |

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 […]

Redefining resilience in the “new normal”: A homecoming

2020-07-02T10:27:36+08:0002 Jul 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

by Francis Joseph Dela Cruz

Early this year, I was approached to be part of a project in Bulacan province with Cordaid and the Partners for Resilience (PfR), to advocate for local climate action planning in the city of Malolos and the town of Paombong. Immediately, I said yes.

I was born […]

ICSC joins distribution of hygiene kits in Bulacan amid COVID-19

2020-06-30T16:02:36+08:0030 Jun 2020|Tags: , , , , , , |

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 […]

Mercedes Fabros, in memoriam

2020-05-25T21:06:06+08:0025 May 2020|Tags: , , , , |

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 […]

Together against climate change

2020-04-22T18:41:17+08:0022 Apr 2020|Tags: , , , , , , |

Reposted from südostasien, read original article here.

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 […]

Solons, DOE support transition to renewable energy

2020-02-26T23:26:37+08:0026 Feb 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

PRESS RELEASE
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 […]

Alas ng Bayan exhibit opens in UP College of Fine Arts for Arts Month

2020-02-06T11:51:45+08:0006 Feb 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

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. […]

Changemakers

2019-12-11T13:39:52+08:0011 Dec 2019|Tags: , , , |

Changemakers
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 […]