Intended Nationally Determined Contributions - updates

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COP 22: Energy is PH's 'elephant in the room'

Nov 14, 2016 - 8:01 PM

Environmental lawyer Antonio La Vina says that in order to tackle energy problems in the country there is a need to reduce over dependence on one energy source like coal

The Paris Agreement and PH's fossil fuel industry

May 24, 2016 - 11:13 AM

The most effective way to reduce the impact of the fossil fuel industry in the Philippines is to convince investors to shift their investments from fossil fuels to renewable energy

In the aftermath of Paris Agreement, nature and humanity lose

May 21, 2016 - 11:24 AM

Accepting the Paris Agreement without question risks us wasting another 15 vital years on distracting public opinion and creating the illusion that something positive is happening

FIGHTING CLIMATE CHANGE. A general view of delegates attending the World Conference Center in Bonn, Germany, 16 May 2016. Photo by Maja Hitij/EPA

Paris climate pledges can avert extreme warming – study

Nov 27, 2015 - 2:16 PM

This is the first time since climate negotiations started two decades ago that virtually all the world’s nations have committed to being part of the solution

A man walks past pillars bearing national flags at the entrance of the COP21 Climate Conference venue in Le Bourget, north of Paris, France, 24 November 2015. Ian Langsdon/EPA

Is the Philippines ready for climate action?

Oct 28, 2015 - 12:05 PM

Do we have enough commitments to even reach our 2ºC target? And is the Philippines committing enough to leading the world into a carbon neutral future?

Climate pact: The rocky road to Paris... and beyond

Oct 24, 2015 - 8:39 AM

The climate pledges made so far are insufficient and it is therefore essential to have a mechanism for ratcheting up those pledges every 5 years says Martin Kaiser of Greenpeace

ROAD TO PARIS. Delegates seen during the United Nations (UN) climate conference in Bonn, Germany, 20 October 2015. The conference is held in preparation for the UN Climate Change Conference to be held in Paris, France, from November 30 to December 11, 2015. Photo by Oliver Berg/EPA

A look at ASEAN countries' climate change action plans

Oct 02, 2015 - 3:25 PM

8 out of 10 ASEAN countries submitted their Intended Nationally Determined Contributions on time

World headed for too-high 2.7ºC warming – experts

Oct 02, 2015 - 9:22 AM

The goal of limiting overall planet warming to 2 0ºC 3 6ºF from pre industrial levels is still out of reach the Climate Action Tracker CAT analysis finds

EMISSIONS. A picture dated 16 January 2013 shows smoke billowing out from a plant in Tokyo bay, Japan. Franck Robichon/EPA

Philippines commits to reduce carbon emissions by 70%

Oct 01, 2015 - 6:24 PM

In its submission to the United Nations the Philippines says the carbon emission reductions by the year 2030 will be taken from the energy transport waste forestry and industry sectors But this target is conditional on aid

PH to submit 'initial' climate pledge to UN by end-September

Sep 16, 2015 - 1:32 PM

The country s pledge so far includes only a promise to cut carbon emissions from the energy and transport sectors

How the Paris climate deal can save lives

Sep 04, 2015 - 1:30 PM

The Philippines is one of the most vulnerable countries to climate change but its mitigation and adaptation plans are not ambitious

In this file photo taken on November 19, 2013, a mother reacts as she finds her missing 6-year-old son among the bodies brought to one of three mass burial sites in Tacloban where they received more than one thousand victims after Super Typhoon Haiyan swept over the central Philippines. AFP PHOTO / ODD ANDERSEN / FILES

World on track for warming 'far above' 2ºC target – analysts

Sep 02, 2015 - 5:21 PM

UPDATED Climate Action Tracker: The climate targets so far submitted to the UN by governments collectively lead to global emissions far above the levels needed to hold warming to below 2ºC

What’s happening in Paris in December? 10 things to know

Aug 22, 2015 - 9:00 AM

Here are some easy to digest facts about the climate conference of the century

Crunch time as PH prepares for Paris climate summit

Jun 10, 2015 - 5:21 PM

The Philippines vows to submit its list of climate actions in time for the Paris climate summit in December 2015

New wind farms to help bridge summer power shortage – WWF

Feb 07, 2015 - 9:00 PM

The new wind farms in Guimaras and Ilocos Norte have already contributed 300 MW to the country’s power supply the World Wide Fund for Nature says

WWF: DOE should ‘seize the wind’ in 2015

Jan 04, 2015 - 10:05 PM

With the increase in solar an additional increase in wind energy installation targets is a firm next step the Department of Energy can commit to World Wide Fund says