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Rappler's latest stories on green growth


5 ways to cut carbon: What PH can learn from Germany

Jun 16, 2016 - 6:00 PM

From imposing fees on CO2 emitting factories to giving rebates to electric car users here are some climate saving strategies in Germany that the Philippines could take its cue from

BIKING IN BERLIN. Germany, and the rest of Europe, is experience a rediscovery of the biking lifestyle after a love affair with the automobile. All photos by Pia Ranada/Rappler

8 'biodiversity-friendly' products from PH forests

Feb 12, 2015 - 8:56 AM

Supporting these products can save biodiversity and provide income for forest dependent communities who make them

Would you buy a 'biodiversity-friendly' product?

Feb 09, 2015 - 5:43 PM

The government hopes to enforce a certification scheme that will tell consumers if products conserve biodiversity and promote the welfare of indigenous peoples

Indonesia wRap: 24 September 2014

Sep 24, 2014 - 11:39 AM

Mampukah Indonesia hidup tanpa Internet? Benarkah Raja Solo memperkosa gadis berusia 15 tahun?

RIGHT OR WRONG? Screenshot of the mathematical problem that's gone viral in Indonesia.

The wRap Indonesia: Sept. 24, 2014

Sep 24, 2014 - 10:17 AM

A dire warning for Indonesia s Internet industry a rape accusation against the king of Solo a math problem gone viral and more

RIGHT OR WRONG? Screenshot of the mathematical problem that's gone viral in Indonesia.

ASEAN economic integration should be climate-resilient

Sep 22, 2014 - 8:25 PM

ASEAN countries integrate economic policies but not policies that affected society such as how to stop global warming or protect the environment advocates say

The wRap Indonesia: Sept. 10, 2014

Sep 10, 2014 - 9:59 AM

Public rejection of controversial Regional Elections Bill Yudhoyono s new job new cars for Jokowi s ministers and more

INDONESIAN LEGISLATURE. A coalition of parties led by losing presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto's Gerindra Party is pushing for a bill that would get rid of direct elections for regional executive positions. File photo by EPA

Tugas baru SBY: 'Mengurus bumi'

Sep 09, 2014 - 6:23 PM

Tugas presiden majelis Global Green Growth Institute meliputi memperkenalkan misi organisasi memimpin sidang dan mencari dukungan internasional

TUGAS BARU. Presiden Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono dan Ibu Negara saat peringatan Hari Kemerdekaan Indonesia, 17 Agustus 2014. Foto oleh AFP

Yudhoyono has a new job: 'Taking care of the earth'

Sep 09, 2014 - 5:56 PM

Indonesia s outgoing president accepts offer to be nominated as president of the assembly at Seoul based international environmental organization Global Green Growth Institute

NEW POSITION. Outgoing President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and first lady Ani Yudhoyono during the Independence Day rites on August 17, 2014. Photo by AFP

The wRap Indonesia: Sept. 2, 2014

Sep 02, 2014 - 9:20 AM

Updates on the jailed Yogyakarta student life after the presidency for Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono the verdict on the Banten governor s graft case and more

OUTGOING PRESIDENT. Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono salutes during a ceremony for the 69th Indonesian Independence day on August 17, 2014. File photo by AFP

EU rubbishes waste in drive for Green growth

Jul 02, 2014 - 11:41 PM

Instead of using raw materials once and then throwing them away the new EU vision is to move from a linear economy to a circular one

RECYCLING BOOST. Janez Potocnik, Member of the  European Commission in charge of Environment holds a news conference. Report states the EC adopted proposals to turn Europe into a more circular economy and boost recycling in the Member States. Photo by EPA/JULIEN WARNAND

'Green energy makes economic sense'

May 23, 2014 - 1:09 PM

But renewable energy can only take off when the right policies are in place and when some technological glitches are fixed

SOLAR POWER. Two men stand in the new solar power plant of operating company Norddeutsche Energiegemeinschaft in Buetzow, Germany, 15 March 2013. Photo by EPA/Jens Buettner