Governor Jerry Brown wants to make California a leader in meeting standards set by the Paris climate accord, especially after President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the agreement on June 1
The fight against coal fossil energy in the Philippines has mostly been staged in localized battlefronts including the island province of Palawan
'Unabated climate change threatens to undo many of the development advancements of the last decades, not least by incurring high economic losses,' says a report from the Asian Development Bank
Typhoon season is underway in the Philippines, and some officials warn the funds for handling calamities may not be enough
'Those of us who want to step forward on climate need to know how our actions can have the greatest possible impact'
More than 30% of animals with a backbone – fish, birds, amphibians, reptiles and mammals – are declining in both range and population
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G20 countries manage to avoid a total bust-up with Donald Trump over climate change, leaving the door open for Washington to return to the Paris Agreement
Erdogan: 'After that step taken by America, the position that we adopt is in the direction of not passing it in parliament'
(4th UPDATE) World leaders dance a delicate diplomatic waltz, with discord not only dogging the main G20 conferences, but also adding tension to the atmosphere in bilateral asides
'We need [imagination] for disaster preparedness,' Science Undersecretary Renato Solidum Jr says at the Agos Summit
'For every $1 you invest in disaster risk reduction, you actually save up to $7 of losses,' Senator Loren Legarda says during Rappler’s AGOS summit on disaster preparedness
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.
(UPDATED) Twitter users join the discussion on disaster preparedness during the first-ever Agos Summit, generating over 800 million impressions
Panelists of the first-ever Agos Summit on Disaster Preparedness talk about what makes certain sectors of Philippine society highly vulnerable to climate change
'If the media you're already consuming starts to address these issues, you're going to start to perk up and pay attention because role models in TV can also be role models in real life,' says Bambike founder Bryan McClelland
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.
Know more about the speakers at the Agos Summit on Disaster Preparedness on July 7-8 at SM Aura's Samsung Hall. Register for limited free tickets today!
The G20 group of major economies gathers in Hamburg amid a storm of geopolitical crises threatening to push climate change down the agenda
With the expected growth in population, how much more of this waste will be left in the streets in coming years?
The petitioners asks the Supreme Court to compel the two government agencies to do what laws require of them in regulating coal-fired power plants
President Duterte has inherited problems from past administrations. He must lead us away from ecological apocalypse by being bold and visionary.
But US President Donald Trump insists he is 'proud' of having pulled out from the agreement, saying the move would save US jobs and protect American sovereignty
Recommendations by the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures should help shareholders determine if businesses are aligned with the global shift toward a low-carbon economy
Meeting Xi Jinping in China, Governor Jerry Brown steps up as the global face of progressive climate policy in the US.
The authors call on leaders set to gather at the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, on July 7-8 to highlight 2020 as a make-or-break point for taking action
'President Trump's disappointing decision to withdraw from the agreement will actually have the opposite effect in terms of execution,' the mayor of Atlanta says
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Politicians and legal experts launch a campaign for a global pact to protect the human right to a clean, healthy environment
Part of the Tacloban Astrodome, which provided refuge to residents during the onslaught of Haiyan in 2013, will be turned into a museum in Leyte's capital
As the northern hemisphere marks the summer solstice, the mercury hovers around 35 degrees Celsius (95 degrees Fahrenheit) across oven-like swathes of Europe, including Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and even alpine Switzerland
In future, the tropics will be hit hardest, according to the study, which forecasts the number of 'deadly days' under 3 different carbon pollution scenarios
Aside from providing physical light, the Light Up Philippines campaign also aims to provide a brighter future for beneficiary children by maximizing their potentials
French officials 'have decided to set up a priority research program for the fight against climate change,' says the environment ministry
MovePH will host the two-day Agos Summit on Disaster Preparedness from July 7 to 8 at the Samsung Hall, SM Aura, Taguig City. Pre-registration is now open.
'Climate change is like a fever' that must be fought, Ban Ki-Moon tells a conference in Madrid, saying he was deeply concerned about the US withdrawal. 'I think President Trump is standing on the wrong side of history.'
(UPDATED) French minister Nicolas Hulot says US allies are determined not to let Trump's controversial climate stance 'poison' cooperation on other ecological issues, and said the world could work around the US position
Italian Environment Minister Gian Luca Galletti: 'Italy and the overwhelming majority of countries regard Paris as irreversible and non-negotiable'
(4th UPDATE) 'Italy and the overwhelming majority of countries regard Paris as irreversible and non-negotiable,' says Italian Environment Minister Gian Luca Galletti
The UN's first-ever ocean conference opened June 5 under the shadow of the US exit from the 190-plus Paris agreement on climate change
Seagrass gardens sustain different marine species, and provide livelihood to residents of coastal villages
'This is the only way we can spread the word: Something is happening. Our planet is about to be great again,' the website says
'There are still some in powerful places who are resisting reality, who are resisting the obvious science that we know governs our lives,' says California Governor Jerry Brown
Big names like Apple, Amazon, Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Levi Strauss and Tiffany are in the group, called 'We Are Still In,' along with more than 100 mayors and governors
'For the Philippines, we have an opportunity today to reduce our reliance on foreign coal, and to ride the investment boom in clean energy'
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi makes the commitment after President Donald Trump said the US will withdraw from the Paris Agreement
The US has blocked important decisions on climate finance, adaptation, and loss and damage. Without the US at the negotiating table, developing countries might even gain some leverage.
Trump's announcement means America, war-torn Syria and Nicaragua are now the only countries to reject the hard-won climate accord, although for very different reasons
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Trump's top climate advisor Scott Pruitt: 'The world applauded when we joined Paris. And you know why? I think they applauded because they knew it would put this country at a disadvantage.'