(UPDATED) PH submits 1st Paris climate plan to UN

2021-04-20T15:15:20+08:0015 Apr 2021|Tags: , , , , , |

QUEZON CITY, 20 April 2021 — The Philippine government has committed last April 15 to reduce the country’s greenhouse gas emissions by 75 percent from 2020 to 2030 in its Paris Agreement commitment or Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) submitted to the United Nations. Of the 75 percent target, which would come from the agriculture, wastes, [...]

UN oceans report a clarion call to unite behind the science

2019-09-27T14:21:47+08:0026 Sep 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities REACTIVE UN oceans report a clarion call to unite behind the science QUEZON CITY, 26 September 2019 – The Climate Change Commission in partnership with Rare and the Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities (ICSC) today held a joint press briefing on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) [...]

UN climate summit reactive: Heed the call for urgent climate action

2019-09-24T09:05:13+08:0024 Sep 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

NEW YORK, 23 September 2019 – Reacting to the recently concluded United Nations Climate Action summit here, Renato Redentor Constantino, executive director of the Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities, said: “We applaud UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres for injecting far more urgency into climate action by putting on the spot countries with the means to [...]

A few things to consider

2019-06-11T15:04:16+08:0004 Sep 2015|Tags: , , , , , |

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 [...]