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Rich nations vow billions for climate initiatives

Nov 30, 2015 - 10:00 PM

With the Paris climate summit opening rich countries seek ways to help poor nations go green

epa05047609 People rally to promote climate protection in Rome, Italy, 29 November 2015. The 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) is held in Paris from 30 November to 11 December. The aim is to reach an international agreement to limit greenhouse gas emissions and curtail climate change. EPA/MASSIMO PERCOSSI

Global carbon pricing off menu at Paris climate talks

Nov 24, 2015 - 2:06 PM

Despite major support behind carbon pricing schemes the Paris talks will not address putting a global price on pollution

Steam billows out of the cooling towers of the Vattenfall AG brown coal power plant in Jaenschwalde, Germany, November 11, 2015. Patrick Pleul/EPA

Meerkat vs Periscope, Bendgate part 2, Josie Rizal | SciTech4u

Apr 06, 2015 - 10:01 PM

Are you TeamMeerkat or TeamPeriscope? The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge bends is this Bendgate all over again? And Tekken introduces Josie Rizal

Germanwings cockpit lock, solar energy, young innovators | SciTech4u

Apr 02, 2015 - 12:32 PM

Technology – a double edged sword in the Germanwings crash solar energy in PH homes and groundbreaking prototypes from the De La Salle University s Innovations and Technology Fair

Building prototypes for a sustainable future

Mar 30, 2015 - 7:30 PM

Meet young Filipino innovators from the De La Salle University who dared to dream

5 'green' Filipino-made innovations to watch out for

Jul 24, 2014 - 11:37 PM

Here are 5 inventions spotted in the 2014 National Science and Technology Week that can help Filipinos live greener and more sustainably

WAYS WITH WASTE. These stylish chairs are made of ground bits of twigs found on the forest floor

New plant species could detox mining-contaminated soil

May 17, 2014 - 2:23 PM

Metal plant hyperaccumulators are important discoveries in the country since these plants can help clean up mine areas

Green pavilion houses green technologies

Apr 27, 2013 - 6:45 AM

Over 2 000 recycled vegetable crates are stacked to build the country’s first green pavilion

FIRST IN THE PHILIPPINES. Country’s first green pavilion at Rizal Park, Manila was built using recycled vegetable crates and showcases various green technologies. Photo by Rappler/Ces Natalie Crisostomo

Hybrid cars not catching on in Philippines

Aug 21, 2012 - 9:00 AM

Filipino consumers are voting against hybrids with their wallets since the cars are considered more expensive than similar diesel powered vehicles Executives at Toyota Motor Philippines point to high customs duties as the culprit behind the high price of hybird cars