Green Convergence
Green Convergence is a coalition working for safe food, healthy environment, and equitable economy as cornerstones of sustainable development.
Sep 2016
02:50pm, Sep 16, 2016 #CLIMATEACTIONPH
Rappler Talk: Technology, disasters, and climate change

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte was in Laos to attend the 28th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit from September 6 to 8. During the summit, he signed a declaration ...


Aug 2016
06:24pm, Aug 23, 2016 #CLIMATEACTIONPH
Climate change: Why PH should care

Filipinos should understand that while they bear the brunt of the effects of climate change, they can also do something to mitigate ...


04:10pm, Aug 10, 2016 #CLIMATEACTIONPH
‘Man-made interventions’ turning PH carbon sinks into sources – experts

DUMAGUETE, Negros Oriental – If the Philippines aims to reduce its carbon emissions by 70% by the year 2030, it must monitor its total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, and take steps to actively ...


04:34pm, Aug 09, 2016 #CLIMATEACTIONPH
Live: 2016 ‘Green SONA’

MANILA, Philippines – The question on the reality of climate change has already been resolved: it is here, it is happening, and we need to do something about it. The Philippines, despite emitting ...


Jul 2016
07:00am, Jul 23, 2016 #CLIMATEACTIONPH
How you can reduce your carbon footprint

MANILA, Philippines – Modern humans cannot survive a single day without energy. We need it to travel to work, to keep our gadgets running, and to power our homes. Also, energy is used for ...


10:35am, Jul 13, 2016 #CLIMATEACTIONPH
Rappler Talk: The Philippines signed the Paris deal. What’s next?

MANILA, Philippines – A few months after the Philippines signed a global pact to mitigate climate change and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, how is it making good on its promise? On Wednesday, July ...


07:00am, Jul 03, 2016 #CLIMATEACTIONPH
Renewable energy is healthy energy

Coal, natural gas, nuclear, wind, solar, and geothermal: these are some of the major pathways that we can pursue to meet energy needs across the globe. But in order to do so while protecting the ...


08:42am, Jul 02, 2016 #CLIMATEACTIONPH
#ClimateActionPH: Why forests are a crucial weapon

MANILA, Philippines – Why do people immediately think of trees when speaking of climate change? Because trees, besides their intrinsic value, serve many functions to keep the ...


Jun 2016
06:01pm, Jun 10, 2016 #CLIMATEACTIONPH
#ClimateActionPH: How does food production contribute to climate change?

MANILA, Philippines – You’ve heard about the impact of climate change on agriculture: not enough or too much rainfall, dry spells or intense typhoons significantly affect crop yields and livestock ...


10:12am, Jun 04, 2016 #CLIMATEACTIONPH
#ClimateActionPH: How reducing your waste can mitigate climate change

MANILA, Philippines – Think about all the items you dispose of every day: that styrofoam coffee cup, the leftover of the meal you had for lunch, the pile of used paper on your desk, and the plastic ...