Mapping Mangroves: Utilizing UAV Technology for Local Biodiversity Conservation

2024-04-04T17:37:55+08:0004 Apr 2024|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

by Ma. Czarinna de Cadiz DOWNLOAD FULL STORY Mangrove forests are an important ecosystem and environmental support for communities located in coastal areas. The capacity of mangroves to mitigate floods and storm surges, maintain coastlines and coastal ecosystems, as well as their high carbon sequestration capacity, make them essential in the adaptation [...]

Salcedo Youth Advocates for Local Climate Action

2024-03-20T16:30:42+08:0020 Mar 2024|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

by Ma. Czarinna de Cadiz DOWNLOAD FULL STORY It comes as no surprise that the generation projected to confront the catastrophic effects of climate change has expressed significant concerns about its impacts on their lives and future. A key study that surveyed the youth population from 10 countries has shown that 84 [...]

A Case for Mangrove Conservation and Protection in Eastern Visayas

2024-02-28T14:16:18+08:0028 Feb 2024|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

by Ma. Czarinna de Cadiz  Download Full Story In the heart of Eastern Visayas, a world of natural wonders unfolds, from lush forests and vibrant coral reefs to hidden woodlands and thriving seagrass beds, each hosting a diverse shade of life.   Among these ecosystems, the widespread mangrove forests stand out as unsung [...]

Calicoan People’s Organization at the Frontline of Local Climate Action in Eastern Samar

2024-02-28T13:58:08+08:0008 Feb 2024|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

by Ma. Czarinna de Cadiz  Download Full Story In the remote southern reaches of Guiuan, Eastern Samar, a hidden gem awaits. Far from the bustling cityscapes and tourist hubs, the serene island of Calicoan is a place where only a few lucky travelers find themselves. But what they discover is not just [...]

US to help Philippines develop nuclear power program; groups push renewable energy instead

2022-03-15T11:51:43+08:0014 Mar 2022|Tags: , , , , , , |

by Angelica Yang | March 14, 2021 | Published by Philstar.com | READ THE STORY HERE MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines and the United States signed a memorandum of understanding last week to work together to develop the Philippines' nuclear power program. The MOU was signed by Energy Undersecretary Gerardo Erguiza and US Undersecretary of [...]

Indonesia’s retreat on coal export ban highlights battle to meet climate goals

2022-01-21T09:22:55+08:0020 Jan 2022|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

by Prime Sarmiento | January 20, 2022 | Published by China Daily | READ THE STORY HERE Indonesia's decision to lift its coal export ban, in response to lobbying by its key clients in Asia, illustrates why the region continues to struggle with its climate commitments, experts said. The Southeast Asian nation, the world's largest [...]

‘Government should include MSMEs in its climate change agenda’

2021-12-20T10:35:51+08:0019 Dec 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , |

by Rizal Raoul Reyes | December 19, 2021 | Published by BusinessMirror | READ THE STORY HERE To help the country’s micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) confront the challenges of climate-change, the government must develop a bigger perspective of the total picture on the threats posed by unpredictable climate patterns. Renato Redentor Constantino, executive [...]

‘PHL needs green, sustainable recovery’

2021-12-06T10:04:31+08:0006 Dec 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

by Rizal Raoul Reyes | December 5, 2021 | Published by BusinessMirror | READ THE STORY HERE Although it is a Third World country, the Philippines can still play an important role in the global effort in the fight against climate change. It can choose a different approach, which underscores its relevance to the long-suffering working [...]

Private sector urged to support local climate resilience and 1.5 degree Paris goal

2021-11-05T18:32:49+08:0005 Nov 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

MAKATI, 05 November 2021 -- Corporate directors in the Philippines explored opportunities to accelerate climate action and resilience in coastal communities, as world leaders underscore greater climate action from the private sector in the ongoing climate talks in Glasgow. Business officials were presented with corridors where they could contribute to meeting the country’s Nationally Determined Contribution [...]

NGOs say ADB climate financing targets not ambitious enough

2021-10-19T23:15:19+08:0017 Oct 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , |

by Angelica Y. Yang | October 17, 2021 | Published by BusinessWorld | READ THE STORY HERE A network of civil society groups said the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) updated climate financing target of $100 billion is “un-ambitious,” adding that the eligibility requirements for projects to be funded are vague. The banks’ new financing target [...]

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