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A revolution for sustainable fashion

2019-11-06T18:15:55+08:0021 Oct 2019|Tags: , , , , , |

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 for greater transparency, sustainability, and ethics in the […]

Building on GCFWatch

2019-03-12T11:50:22+08:0009 Mar 2019|Tags: , , , , , , |

by Janssen M. Martinez

Note: Janssen M. Martinez is an ICSC climate policy analyst. He participated in the February 2019 Green Climate Fund board meeting with Angelo Kairos Dela Cruz, associate for climate policy.

Kairos and I attended the twenty-second board meeting of the Green Climate Fund (or B.22) last February 26-28 in Songdo, […]

Paying it forward: Haiyan survivors light the way in Mangkhut response

2019-03-09T11:21:33+08:0025 Oct 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Text and photos by AC Dimatatac

As a photojournalist who has experience in documenting humanitarian response, I have witnessed how responders usually focus on water, livelihood, health and living conditions, but overlook energy, no matter how vital it is.

I was excited to join the Typhoon Mangkhut (Ompong) rapid assessment team of ACT Alliance last […]

Understanding slow-onset climate impacts on a local scale

2019-03-09T22:33:15+08:0018 Aug 2017|Tags: , , , |

by Danica Marie Supnet

It is easy to blame the occurrence of typhoons, heavy rainfall, or prolonged drought to climate change, but it’s never easy to understand why these phenomena happen and why we need to know about them. It is easy to say what the communities and government should do to adapt to these phenomena, but […]

Unanimous

2019-06-11T10:07:29+08:0003 Mar 2015|Tags: , , |

By Bien Cagayan

In my previous blog, I discussed what the Planning Exercises for Provinces Workshop was all about and shared a few key points Dr. Toby Monsod emphasized during her presentation of the 2012-2013 Philippine Human Development Report (2012-2013 PHDR) in the said workshop.  Some of these key points were:

  1. Emphasis on the critical role geography […]