Aksyon Klima Pilipinas - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Aksyon Klima Pilipinas


#COP21 Mood Meter: Divided

Dec 14, 2015 - 6:43 PM

Although divided many see the Paris climate deal as a challenge to keep pushing for climate action

BETTER WORLD. Reactions to the climate deal are divided, but most agree that the fight for a better world does not end with COP21. Arnaud Bouissou/Rappler file photo

The Supreme Court should compel government to address climate change

Jun 29, 2015 - 2:00 PM

Will the Philippine judiciary follow the track of Netherlands in limiting carbon emissions?

LAW AND CLIMATE CHANGE. Will the Supreme Court rule on limiting carbon emissions following the recent event in Netherlands?

#COP20: Time running out fast in climate fight – UN's Ban

Dec 10, 2014 - 7:56 AM

Parties remain far apart on key aspects of a deal they have vowed to sign in Paris in December next year and implement from 2020

'TIME RUNNING OUT' Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addresses the UN Climate Change Conference December 9, 2014, in Lima, Peru. Mark Garten/UN Photo

#COP20: Climate talks divided on eve of ministers' arrival

Dec 09, 2014 - 7:49 AM

With under 5 days of negotiating time left parties remain deeply divided on key aspects of a deal they undertook to ink in Paris in December next year and to implement from 2020

UNFCCC Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres, addresses the public during the Opening Ceremony of the UN COP20 and CMP10 conference in Lima, on December 01, 2014. Cris Bouroncle/AFP

#COP20: High-level reinforcement for final climate push

Dec 08, 2014 - 11:24 AM

With a week of talks gone and 5 days left parties remain deeply divided on key aspects of the deal they have committed to signing in Paris in December 2015 to take effect in 2020

Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Christiana Figueres, delivers a speech during the opening of the the 20th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP-20) at Lima, Peru, 01 December 2014. Paolo Aguilar/EPA

#COP20: Typhoon Ruby sparks calls for climate action

Dec 07, 2014 - 6:44 AM

This is the third typhoon in a row to hit the Philippines during the annual climate negotiations towards a new global pact to limit climate harm by curbing greenhouse gas emissions

PRE-EMPTIVE EVACUATION. An elderly woman sits while other family members gather their belongings as they arrive at a stadium, serving as a temporary evacuation center for residents in Tacloban City. Photo by Marlon Tano/AFP

NGOs: UN Climate Summit not enough to change climate course

Oct 01, 2014 - 1:48 PM

We saw some positive signs but all in all the pledges were not ambitious enough to keep up with the demand of climate scientists and advocates alike

File photo of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon calling for climate action in the world’s largest gathering on climate change from AFP.

PH groups: Obama should lead fight vs climate change

Apr 26, 2014 - 4:40 PM

Climate action groups hope the US president will show leadership in climate issues during his visit to the Philippines

CLIMATE LEADERSHIP. Philippine environmentalists want US President Barack Obama to make ambitious commitments to combat climate change. File photo by Agence France-Presse

Green groups urge more domestic action on climate change

Sep 28, 2013 - 5:33 PM

After the release of an international climate change report groups call for more local action on climate change adaptation

LOCAL ACTION. The Philippines, already suffering from some of the worst impacts of climate change, has to act now, according to green groups after the release of IPCC's Fifth Assessment report on the status of climate change