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The power of truth: The U.S., Philippines, and the Paris Agreement

Aug 15, 2017 - 4:40 PM

Climate change is too big an issue for us to allow one country to hold the global community hostage and paralyzed in inaction Fortunately the world at the G20 summit didn’t have to be told

8 reasons why PH should honor UN climate commitments

Jul 19, 2016 - 12:17 PM

The whole world has started to recognize that environment and development go hand in hand Why can t we?

IMPORTANT POINTS. Here are the facts about the climate deal. Photo courtesy of COP21

From The Hague to Manila: How change begins

Jun 11, 2016 - 5:26 PM

How does change really happen? What does change really mean?

NEW ADMINISTRATION.  In a campaign period where the narrative of change dominates over the messages of continuity and stability, it begs this question: how does change really happen?

Indonesia tandatangani Kesepakatan Paris untuk turunkan emisi karbon

Apr 24, 2016 - 9:35 AM

Menteri Siti Nurbaya sampaikan komitmen Indonesia untuk menurunkan emisi karbon seraya menyajikan kondisi riil untuk memenuhi kebutuhan listrik bagi 12 650 desa

Menteri Lingkungan Hidup dan Kehutanan Siti Nurbaya Bakar dan delegasi Indonesia di Sidang Pleno UNFCCC, di New York, AS, pada 22 April 2016. Foto oleh Rappler

The Paris climate talks: Is no deal better than a bad deal?

Nov 30, 2015 - 8:00 AM

We want a planet that sustains life not one that is driven on the road to death by corporate greed

FOR THE EARTH. Environmental activists hold placards and banners during the Brussels Climate March in Brussels, Belgium, 21 October 2015. The march was held to deliver demands on environmental policy ahead of the UN Conference on Climate Change, which is to be held in December 2015 in Paris. Photo by Laurent Dubrule/EPA

Ban Ki-Moon: US-China targets boost Paris climate deal

Nov 12, 2014 - 7:47 PM

The UN chief says the world s two biggest polluters have demonstrated the leadership that the world expects of them

Polish environment minister sacked as he chairs UN climate talks

Nov 21, 2013 - 9:43 AM

Marcin Korolec was one of seven cabinet ministers replaced by Prime Minister Donald Tusk at a time when his center right government is battling low popularity

SACKED. Polish Environment Minister Marcin Korolec attend for the official opening of the UN Climate Change Conference 2013 at the National Stadium in Warsaw, Poland, 11 November 2013. EPA/Radek Pietruszka

#COP19: Negotiating on who is to live and who is to die?

Nov 20, 2013 - 9:34 PM

[If] several developed countries cannot meet their commitments Shifting mitigation responsibilities to developing countries will not solve the problem

US owes us climate debt – PH environmentalists

Nov 13, 2013 - 9:05 PM

For causing global warming developed countries must fund climate resiliency programs of poorer countries that are prone to disasters according to activists

CUT CO2 EMISSIONS NOW. Climate justice advocates say cutting carbon emissions is a matter of life and death for disaster-stricken countries like the Philippines. All photos by Andrew Robles

UN climate talks open amid 'sobering' typhoon

Nov 11, 2013 - 5:50 PM

The 12 day United Nations Climate Change Conference comes amid a slew of warnings about a potentially disastrous rise in greenhouse gas emissions

CLIMATE RISK. This file photo taken Feb 14 2013 shows shows smokes rising from stacks of a thermal power station in Sofia, Bulgaria. AFP / Dimitar Dilkoff

Warmer Earth, humans to blame – UN panel

Sep 27, 2013 - 4:06 PM

UPDATED The UN climate panel predicts temperatures to rise 0 3 4 8ºC this century; sea levels to rise 26 82 cm by 2100

CLIMATE ALARM. Six years after their last diagnosis on global warming, climate experts present the new state of affairs: an increasingly alarming wakeup call. This file photo taken Feb 14 2013 shows shows smokes rising from stacks of a thermal power station in Sofia, Bulgaria. AFP / Dimitar Dilkoff