Reacting to the second State of the Nation Address (SONA) delivered yesterday by President Ferdinand Marcos Jr., the Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities (ICSC) called for clarity and urgency in the implementation of the government’s development plans, while affirming the need for the country’s climate action to be better incorporated in its economic agenda.
09 November 2020 -- The victory of United States President-Elect Joseph Biden can give the world a fighting chance to survive and thrive both the COVID and climate crises, but only if grassroots groups and world leaders hold his administration to its promises, according to the Manila-based NGO Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities. Denise [...]
Kairos Dela Cruz, ICSC's associate for climate policy, talks to Migs Bustos of Early Edition on ANC about sea level rise projections worldwide and in the Philippines, and how the country can ramp up its efforts to respond to this and other climate change impacts.
by Renato Redentor Constantino Jakarta, 01 September -- The news of men, the concerns. It's a curious thing. Elsewhere in the world, three Category 4 typhoons have formed in the Pacific, an unprecedented gathering. Colorado state hurricane expert Phil Klotzbach pointed to “a couple of big factors [that] have led to the very active Central [...]
by Red Constantino It's not merely the content of recent climate and energy-related news that should give the country's economic managers pause. It's that news agencies – business wires, in particular – are now paying close attention to global threats and trends that the Philippine government continues to ignore. Perhaps it was easy before, even [...]