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Climate-vulnerable LGUs urged to implement resiliency program

Feb 14, 2019 - 7:13 PM

'Climate change is already here, and it will be here for the next generations. It is now, therefore, our obligation to take this program for implementation,' says Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu

Department of Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Roy Cimatu conducts an inspection at Estero de San Antonio Abad along Mabini Street connecting to Manila bay in Manila on 11 January 2019 to determine how a large amount of coliform made its way to Manila Bay. Photo - Lito Borras

Natural gas in the Philippines

Feb 06, 2019 - 5:12 PM

The world is clamoring for a cleaner future. How can the PH keep up?

[OPINION] More urgency for the Philippines after Poland climate talks

Dec 20, 2018 - 1:34 PM

'The Philippines has actively championed the cause of vulnerable nations in the international arena, but now it needs to proactively lead its citizens toward a social transformation'

Looking climate change straight in the eye

Oct 22, 2018 - 11:07 AM

Stop looking away, it’s time to acknowledge and address the effects of climate change in PH

[OPINION] To empower Asian clean energy ambitions, development banks must act now

Oct 20, 2018 - 5:00 PM

The inability to act today would mean irreparable damage to the lives of millions of Asians living in extremely climate-vulnerable regions

[OPINION] Breathing out coal: How victims of the climate can be its protectors

Oct 17, 2018 - 6:06 PM

'Only by shifting away from dirty energy – the leading cause of climate change – can Filipinos truly move from being tagged as victims of the climate towards being known as its protectors'

[OPINION] Societal transformation: The road to 1.5°C target for PH

Oct 09, 2018 - 11:00 AM

Climate action is far more than just disaster resilience

Climate negotiator warns world 'out of time' to save islands

Sep 07, 2018 - 7:07 PM

With experts from across the planet locked in key talks in Bangkok aimed at breathing life into the Paris Agreement on climate change, Amjad Abdulla says time had 'already run out' for some countries

Boracay shifts to e-tricycles by August

Jul 26, 2018 - 4:06 PM

By August 2018, only electric tricycles will be allowed to ferry passengers in Boracay as part of the Malay municipal government's bid to promote environment-friendly public transportation

Pasig, Legazpi showcase urban climate solutions at UN climate conference

Nov 16, 2017 - 6:23 PM

ASEAN cities share innovative urban solutions for climate mitigation and adaptation

LIVE: Day 2 of Agos Summit on Disaster Preparedness

Jul 08, 2017 - 8:43 AM

The second day of the Agos Summit covers a broad range of topics on disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation Agos eBayanihan will also be relaunched

#ZeroCasualty trends nationwide during 2-day Agos Summit

Jul 07, 2017 - 8:56 PM

UPDATED Twitter users join the discussion on disaster preparedness during the first ever Agos Summit generating over 800 million impressions

LIVE: Day 1 of Agos Summit on Disaster Preparedness

Jul 07, 2017 - 8:32 AM

Day 1 of the Agos summit highlights climate action initiated by the youth and women and LGU preparedness efforts like the MMShakeDrill Bookmark this page to watch the summit

NDRRMC to honor outstanding efforts in disaster management

May 30, 2017 - 9:45 PM

A total of 58 awards will be given to individuals and groups from various sectors in the 18th Gawad Kalasag National Awarding Ceremony

INSIDE C3. Pasig City responders monitor CCTV cameras in different barangays for emergency and disaster incidents.

#ClimateActionPH: Household carbon footprint calculator

Mar 08, 2017 - 3:09 PM

Compute your monthly footprint in three key areas: energy consumption, transportation, and waste

WATCH: Why it’s time to act on climate change

Feb 09, 2017 - 6:23 PM

You can make a difference in the fight against climate change Be informed and take a stand

#ClimateActionPH Calendar: How you can cut your carbon footprint

Jan 19, 2017 - 6:11 PM

What can you do to cut your carbon footprint?

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

PH climate commitment draft presented to stakeholders

Sep 25, 2015 - 4:38 PM

The draft of the country s Intended National Determined Contribution commits to an emission reduction of 10 in the energy and transport sectors by 2030

CONGESTION. Transportation is among the biggest contributors of carbon emissions in the Philippines. File photo by Romeo Gacad/AFP

Lack of transparency threatening PH climate commitment?

Sep 15, 2015 - 2:27 PM

Government agencies and civil society groups say they feel left out of the Climate Change Commission s process of crafting the country s climate pledges

The Philippines is home to many climate action advocacy groups, many of whom want to be more involved in formulating the country's climate pledges to the international community. Photo from #SulongPH

What PH did about climate change in 2014

Dec 30, 2014 - 8:00 AM

From a climate tagged budget to the country s first climate change report here s what the Philippines has done to curb and prepare for the world s biggest environmental crisis

Obama pushes for world climate pact after China deal

Nov 15, 2014 - 2:07 PM

Announcing a 3 billion contribution to a UN backed climate mitigation fund Obama says all countries must play their part in the fight against climate change

What's next for PH after climate change summit?

Sep 26, 2014 - 7:54 PM

Rappler talks to world renowned environmental lawyer Antonio Oposa on the steps the Philippines – the 3rd most vulnerable country in the world – should take after the UN gathering

World Bank to the world: Invest in disaster resilience

Jul 18, 2014 - 12:24 PM

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim announces a 62 million fund for roads bridges and jobs in areas gravely hit by Super Typhoon Yolanda

SPEAK UP. World Bank President Jim Yong Kim (4th from right), who recently visited the Philippines, urges the Filipino youth to #speakup4climate in a dialogue held in Taguig City on July 17. Photo by Voltaire Tupaz

PH reliance on coal contributes to climate change – groups

Apr 15, 2014 - 1:46 PM

The latest United Nations report urges countries to do away with fossil fuels to curb climate change The Philippines however is building more coal plants

DRIVING GLOBAL WARMING. Coal provides 40% of the world's electricity but spews out 39% of global carbon dioxide emissions

When will PH learn from past disasters?

Jan 25, 2014 - 2:46 PM

The world has warned the Philippines several times to brace for disasters

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

Are we ready for another Ondoy?

Sep 26, 2013 - 1:45 PM

On the anniversary of the disaster Climate Change Commissioner Lucille Sering lists 5 ways to better prepare us for disasters

LEARNING FROM DISASTER. Learnings from Ondoy can help make the Philippines a more climate-resilient country

Climate Change Commission unveils first climate change map

Sep 16, 2013 - 6:21 PM

The 3 dimensional map helps foresee climate change impact in 2020 and 2050

PREPARATION. Climate change maps like the one crafted for Cagayan de Oro can beef up disaster-preparedness and climate change adaptiveness for the entire Philippines. All photos by Pia Ranada/Rappler