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Reality or Utopia: Active Mobility in Metro Manila

By Rosan Verbraak and Kevin Heerema Editor’s Note: Kevin and Rosan are college students taking up Public Administration at the University of Twente in the Netherlands. As ICSC interns, they are working on a research on non-motorized transport in Metro Manila. Our three-week survey on active mobility in Metro Manila [...]

Changemakers

ChangemakersBy Isabella MendozaWhile 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 Dec 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

Cycling: a way of living in Metro Manila?

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 [...]

22 Nov 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

Standing together

by Glinly Alvero Editor’s Note: Glinly Alvero, a native of Abuyog, Leyte, is the Community Outreach and Technical Officer of ICSC’s RE-Charge Pilipinas project based in Tacloban City. He is also a volunteer member of the RE-Serve Humanitarian Corps, and led ICSC’s contingent in last year’s Typhoon Mangkhut (Ompong) rapid [...]

08 Nov 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

ICSC shares climate finance insights in UNFCCC-ASEAN workshop

We shared insights today in the second day of the workshop organized by the finance secretariat of the United Nations climate convention for ASEAN countries in Park Inn by Radisson in Quezon City. The event, a technical workshop on needs-based climate finance mobilization and access strategies which began yesterday, enjoyed views [...]

30 Oct 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

A revolution for sustainable fashion

by Ira Dominique H. Guerrero 21 October 2019 - Jose Mari Chan’s return to the airwaves signals a time to storm the malls in search for the perfect gifts to your loved ones! But should buying new threads really be the default? For members of a global movement that calls [...]

21 Oct 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

Shifting to sustainable, secure, and equitable energy

Text by Francis Joseph Dela Cruz Photos by Homer Anthony Medici/ICSC My colleagues and I participated in the just-concluded second Renewable Energy (RE) Congress in Cebu, which was organized by the Center for Empowerment, Innovation, and Training on Renewable Energy (CentRE) in partnership with the University of San Carlos [...]

Science at the forefront of climate action

by Danica Marie Supnet; Photos: Vinai Dithajohn/ICSC This year’s Asia-Pacific Climate Week was held on the first week of September at the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific in Bangkok, Thailand. This is one of the many conferences of the international climate community to [...]

Linking human mobility to climate change

Text and photos by Danica Marie Supnet Last June, I was fortunate to be part of the Philippine delegation of the global programme on Human Mobility in the Context of Climate Change (HMCCC) to Germany, where we joined a three-day working group discussion and an international conference. The German Development [...]

20 Aug 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |