21 Aug 2020|

PRESS BRIEFING: Is DOE at the tip of energy transition spear?

CONTACT: AC Dimatatac, ICSC Media Coordinator: +63 998 5469788, WHAT: Online press briefing on the current status of the Philippine energy transition and future-proofing the energy market amid the COVID-19 crisis, in line with the opinion piece published in BusinessMirror last August 15, authored by Sara Jane Ahmed and Alberto Dalusung III WHEN AND WHERE: Monday, [...]

02 Dec 2019|

[Climate Vulnerable Forum] Action for Survival: Vulnerable Nations COP25 Leaders Event

Climate Vulnerable Forum Action for Survival: Vulnerable Nations COP25 Leaders Event December 2, Monday  |  9:00-9:45 am CET, Room Chiloe, Hall 10, IFEMA As global emissions continue to rise with accelerating climate change, the survival of the most vulnerable nations is reliant on the full and urgent implementation of the Paris Agreement, enhanced 2020 action by all [...]

28 Aug 2019|

ICSC at Asia Pacific Climate Week

The Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities (ICSC) is participating in the Asia-Pacific Climate Week 2019 this 2-6 September 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand to further engage in climate action discussions and initiatives in the region. ICSC is organizing a September 2 side event on Southeast Asian resiliency in agriculture and biodiversity, featuring scientists from Indonesia, Philippines, and Vietnam. The organization will also be joining other events throughout the week.

20 May 2019|

Finding the Right Balance: Climate Finance Access and Accountability for Low Carbon Development (May 2019)

DATE : 16 May 2019
VENUE : Dolcelatte, Quezon Avenue
Climate action, now more than ever, is needed to ensure that developing vulnerable countries such as the Philippines are able to thrive and develop under the new climate “normal”. Climate finance plays a central role in allowing the country to dive into mitigation and adaptation measures without compromising the achievement of development goals.

16 Mar 2017|

Roundtable on Energy Security and Competitiveness
(March 2017)

DATE: 17 March 2017
VENUE: School of Economics, University of the Philippines
The event is organised jointly by the Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities (ICSC) and World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) – Philippines in cooperation with University of the Philippines School of Economics (UPSE).

10 Dec 2016|

SOUTH-SOUTH Knowledge Exchange (Dec 2016)

DATE: 6-7 December 2016
VENUE: Makati Diamond Residences, Makati City, Philippines
2015 was a truly unprecedented year for the development paradigm as the whole world unified to adopt a new global agenda for sustainable development and a landmark agreement on climate change. The countries have set upon themselves the ambitious target of working towards reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and curb their emissions through committing through the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), both by 2030. In 2016, governments are turning their attention toward implementing their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), and integrating these goals and commitments into national-level planning processes and policies. They need to identify the gaps and barriers that stand in the way of successfully achieving their NDCs along with opportunities.