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ICSC, World Vision collaborate on climate finance proposal supporting water resilience

2023-12-02T07:02:46+08:0030 Nov 2023|Tags: , , , , , |

QUEZON CITY, November 30, 2023 – The Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities (ICSC) and World Vision Development Foundation, Inc. (WVDF) have partnered to collaborate on a local simplified approval process (SAP) proposal for submission to the Green Climate Fund (GCF).  The proposal, which is currently in development, will aim to support water resources [...]

Mga Kwento ng Pagbangon: 10 Taon Mula Yolanda

2023-11-16T00:07:19+08:0008 Nov 2023|Tags: , , , |

In November 2013, the Philippines faced unprecedented losses and damages brought by Super Typhoon Yolanda (international name: Haiyan), the strongest typhoon ever recorded in Philippine history. This catastrophic event resulted in more than 6,000 casualties and over PHP 95 billion worth of damages, according to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) [...]

EV CSOs Meet to push for Renewable Energy [The Calbayog Journal]

2023-11-16T00:05:40+08:0031 Oct 2023|Tags: , , , |

by Elmer Recuerdo | October 30, 2023 | Published by The Calbayog Journal | READ THE STORY HERE TACLOBAN CITY – Civil society organizations from the six provinces in Eastern Visayas convened to discuss possible measures to bring prices of electricity down in their respective localities. Arturo Tahup, associate for community resilience of [...]

Industry ponders the ‘long road’ before hydrogen becomes viable [BusinessWorld]

2023-11-16T00:05:56+08:0016 Oct 2023|Tags: , , , |

by Sheldeen Joy Talavera | October 15, 2023| Published by BusinessWorld | READ THE STORY HERE HYDROGEN is expected to play a key role in advancing the green energy transition, though it will take time before it becomes cost-effective, analysts said. Sam Reynolds, an energy finance analyst at the Institute for Energy Economics [...]

V20 Ministerial Dialogue: XI Securing Shared Prosperity and Sustainable Development in a Climate Insecure World [V20]

2023-10-17T09:31:51+08:0016 Oct 2023|Tags: , , , , , |

by Nabiha Shahab & Denise Fontanilla | October 15, 2023 | Published by V20 | READ THE STORY HERE Marrakech, 15 October 2023 – The Vulnerable Twenty (V20) Group of Finance Ministers, comprising 68 countries from Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Latin America, the Middle East, and the Pacific, today reiterated their call for urgent [...]

Unlocking the green potential: Philippines eyes just energy transition partnerships [BusinessMirror]

2023-11-16T00:05:49+08:0008 Oct 2023|Tags: , , |

by Lenie Lectura | October 7, 2023 | Published by BusinessMirror | READ THE STORY HERE DEVELOPING countries, such as the Philippines, would need financial assistance from industrialized countries in order to fully enforce energy transition plans towards a sustainable and low-carbon energy future, Energy Secretary Raphael Lotilla said. The Philippines is committed [...]

Philippines dam aims to solve water shortage exacerbated by climate change [NPR]

2023-11-16T00:43:33+08:0007 Oct 2023|Tags: , |

by Ashley Westerman | October 6, 2023| Published by NPR | READ THE STORY HERE A dam being built in the Philippines to mitigate an impending water shortage is drawing controversy, and highlighting the disjointed conversation about development in the country. Transcript: In the Philippines, an impending water shortage exasperated by climate change threatens [...]

What air quality monitoring can do for bike commuters [The Inkline]

2023-10-06T16:17:02+08:0023 Sep 2023|Tags: , , , , , |

by Mavic Conde | Sept 22, 2023| Published by The Inkline | READ THE STORY HERE At one o’clock in the afternoon, Joshua Agar parked along Quezon Avenue, Quezon City, a long stretch of road in the most populous city in the Philippines. He was cycling from his hometown in Cavite, about 16 miles [...]

Empowering Communities: A Renewable Energy Assessment in Brgy. Commonwealth, Quezon City [350 Pilipinas]

2023-09-26T12:24:21+08:0013 Sep 2023|Tags: , , |

September 12, 2023 | Published by 350 Pilipinas | READ THE STORY HERE 350 Pilipinas, Lilok Foundation Inc, Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities’ RE-Charge Pilipinas and five homeowners associations recently collaborated for a community facility energy needs assessment at Brgy. Commonwealth, Quezon City The assessment, facilitated by RECharge’s Arturo Tahup, determines the [...]

Advancing Climate Prosperity: Building a Resilient Global Financial Architecture for the Climate Vulnerable [V20]

2023-09-26T12:51:24+08:0013 Sep 2023|Tags: , , , |

Advancing Climate Prosperity: Building a Resilient Global Financial Architecture for the Climate Vulnerable DATE : 12 Sept 2023 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am ET VENUE : Venue: Conference Room 7, United Nations Headquarters, New York & Virtual Platform Background The Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) and the V20 Finance Ministers are convening a high-level leaders’ [...]

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