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07 Oct 2022||

Synergy Pilipinas: Risk Transfer Mechanism Research & Resources

The Synergy Program “Adaptation to Climate Change through Entrepreneurship in Sustainable Agriculture, striving for Mitigation Co-Benefits” is an initiative by the Belgian Provincial Government of West Flanders, higher education institutions (HEIs) HOWEST University of Applied Sciences and VIVES University College, and various Philippine partner organizations to mainstream climate change adaptation initiatives in sustainable agriculture and entrepreneurship in the provinces of Isabela, Nueva Vizcaya, Camarines Sur, Camarines Norte, and Sorsogon. The program seeks to be a model for other regions in the country.

28 Jul 2022|

Towards an Affordable and Reliable Grid with Energy Transition (TARGET)

DOWNLOAD PDF Abstract: In the old traditional sense, power, and the plants that produce it, can be categorized based on the type of demand they serve (baseload, intermediate, peaking). Baseload power is an energy resource that provides the minimum amount of electric power required by the load demand to remain operational 24/7. Intermediate and peaking power plants [...]

14 Jul 2022|||

ACCELERATING RESILIENCE AND CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION: Strengthening the Philippines’ Contribution to the Global Decarbonization Agenda

DOWNLOAD PDF ACCELERATING RESILIENCE AND CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION: Strengthening the Philippines’ Contribution to the Global Decarbonization Agenda Toby Melissa C. Monsod University of the Philippines Sara Jane Ahmed Financial Futures Center Golda P. Hilario Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities July 2022 The message of the IPCC Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5˚C (IPCC 2018) is [...]

06 May 2022||

PHL RATCHETING REPORT: An Independent Assessment on the Philippines’ National initiatives in line with the Paris Agreement’s Ratcheting Mechanism

DOWNLOAD PDF This report describes how the Philippines is addressing its commitment to address climate change. It presents an independent assessment of the state of actions undertaken by the country to implement its nationally determined contributions (NDC) as submitted to the UNFCCC.  In addition, this report attempts to answer two questions: (1) what is the relationship between [...]

23 Mar 2022||

Affordability and Reliability Concerns in Reviving Nuclear Energy

Affordability and Reliability Concerns in Reviving Nuclear Energy In February 2022, the Philippine government approved Executive Order (EO) No. 164, a policy that paves the way for nuclear power as a potential power source, recognizing it as potentially “reliable, cost-competitive and environment-friendly.” In response to the assertions of EO 164, ICSC raises the following points: 1. [...]

08 Feb 2022||

Luzon Power Outlook:
Determining the Adequacy of Power Supply for April-June 2022

DOWNLOAD PDF Luzon Power Outlook: Determining the Adequacy of Power Supply for April-June 2022 Authors:   Alberto Dalusung III, Jephraim Manansala, Marion Lois Tan Contributors:    Atty. Pedro Maniego Jr, Mila Jude 08 February 2022 This paper takes a deep dive into National Grid Corporation of the Philippines’ (NGCP) Weekly Demand, Supply, and Operating [...]

16 Nov 2021|

Beyond Net Zero: Empowering Climate Mitigation by Linking to Development Goals

DOWNLOAD PDF Report originally posted here. This report focuses on how countries that are dealing with climate change planning can ensure that these plans are integrated into their overall development planning to meet the needs of their populations—in other words, how they can go “Beyond Net Zero” to achieve balanced and complementary plans that first and foremost [...]

05 Oct 2021||

Finding The Nexus: Gender, Health, And Climate Change in Community-driven Development Policy

DOWNLOAD PDF Finding The Nexus: Gender, Health, And Climate Change in Community-driven Development Policy A climate and gender planning initiative in the Municipality of Guiuan, Eastern Samar Presented by: Danica Marie F. Supnet, Senior Analyst for Climate Governance, Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities (ICSC) Project core team: ICSC: Danica Marie Supnet, Orland Quesada, Elainne Lopez Municipality [...]

21 Sep 2021|

Who is profiting from the power outages?

DOWNLOAD PDF Abridged version of this op ed published by BusinessMirror on September 4, 2021 Authors: Alberto Dalusung III, Energy Transition Advisor of the Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities and former Director for Energy Planning of the DOE Jephraim Manansala, Chief Data Scientist of the Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities Infographics by Joseph Manalo and [...]