PH loses ₱4.5T each year due to poor air quality -The Final Word (CNN PH)

2021-11-15T12:09:16+08:0014 Nov 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

In CNN Philippines' The Final Word last November 12, ICSC executive director Red Constantino talks about the recent air quality report by ICSC and the Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air (CREA), which states that the Philippines loses Php4.5 trillion annually due to air pollution, and insights and recommendations on the climate negotiations in [...]

Pollution costs P4.5 trillion, 66,000 lives every year

2021-11-12T19:04:25+08:0012 Nov 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , |

by Krixia Subingsubing | November 12, 2021 | Published by Inquirer.net | READ THE STORY HERE MANILA, Philippines — In a year, air pollution is costing the Philippines P4.5 trillion and causing tens of thousands of deaths, according to a new report assessing air quality since the implementation of the Clean Air Act 20 years [...]

Clean air advocates say updates required for PHL air quality norms

2021-11-12T18:39:52+08:0012 Nov 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

November 10, 2021 | Published by BusinessWorld | READ THE STORY HERE Air quality standards are falling behind international norms, with the two-decade-old Clean Air Act not up to the task of minimizing untimely death as a result of substandard air, clean air advocates said in a report. The Centre for Research on Energy and [...]

Neglect of air quality costs PHL $87 billion annually, more Covid deaths and illnesses

2021-11-10T14:47:34+08:0010 Nov 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Quezon City, 10 November 2021 — Twenty years after the passage of the Philippine Clean Air Act, a new report by the Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air (CREA) and the Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities (ICSC) entitled “Aiming Higher: Benchmarking the Philippine Clean Air Act” pegged the yearly bill for neglecting air [...]

Implement Clean Air Act, raise air quality standards vs. pandemic – experts

2021-10-18T16:07:32+08:0014 Oct 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

MANILA, 14 October 2021 -- Experts today called on the government to implement the Clean Air Act with a “higher sense of urgency” in keeping with the latest air quality guidelines issued by the World Health Organization (WHO). Air quality advocates said the standards need to be raised drastically as air pollution is the leading [...]

Legarda: Ensure implementation of Clean Air Act, new WHO air pollution standards

2021-09-23T16:40:31+08:0023 Sep 2021|Tags: , , , , , , |

September 23, 2021 | Published by Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda | READ THE STORY HERE MANILA, 23 September 2021 — Three-term Senator and Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda welcomed the World Health Organization’s (WHO) release yesterday of new outdoor air pollutions standards and called for a stronger implementation of the Philippine Clean Air Act (Republic Act [...]