National and local leaders push for climate-resilient development in Eastern Visayas

2024-05-17T13:48:51+08:0017 May 2024|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

TACLOBAN CITY, May 17, 2024 – Officials and representatives from national government agencies and local government units, policymakers, civil society, academia, and the private sector have committed to working together in advancing climate-resilient development in Eastern Visayas. Organized by the Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities (ICSC), the Eastern Visayas Summit on Climate-Resilient Development, held [...]

ICSC: Panay blackouts signal urgent need to reevaluate the island’s energy system

2024-01-11T16:27:53+08:0011 Jan 2024|Tags: , , , , , , , |

QUEZON CITY, January 11, 2024 – Residents of Panay, the sixth largest island in the Philippines covering the provinces of Aklan, Antique, Capiz, and Iloilo, and parts of Guimaras experienced large-scale blackouts from January 2 to 5 caused by the tripping of major coal-fired power plants.  Local governments and business groups from Panay and Guimaras [...]

ICSC dives deeper into SONA 2023: PHL energy, dev’t plans require transparency and concrete data

2023-07-28T16:57:56+08:0028 Jul 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , |

QUEZON CITY, July 28, 2023 – The Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities (ICSC) called for clarity and urgency in implementing the government’s development plans in its response to the second State of the Nation Address (SONA) made by President Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. on Monday, July 24. Given that the President highlighted developments in the country’s energy sector, Atty. Pedro H. Maniego Jr., Senior Policy Advisor of ICSC dives deeper into this year’s SONA.

It’s too late for Duterte’s nuclear energy push as term nears end

2022-03-07T18:06:08+08:0004 Mar 2022|Tags: , , , , |

by Angelica Yang | March 3, 2022| Published by | READ THE STORY HERE MANILA, Philippines — There is not enough time for President Rodrigo Duterte to accomplish something that would turn his nuclear energy ambitions into reality as he enters the final months of his term, leaving the fate of the plan [...]

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