The fight against coal fossil energy in the Philippines has mostly been staged in localized battlefronts including the island province of Palawan
Meralco first vice president Ivanna de la Peña says talks for power supply agreements on 7 coal-fired power plants started as early as 2012
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
'For the Philippines, we have an opportunity today to reduce our reliance on foreign coal, and to ride the investment boom in clean energy'
The conglomerate's mining unit is cautiously optimistic as a new chief takes over the Department of Environment and Natural Resources
Mindanao's leading power generator talks about its adoption of clean coal technologies
Mindanao now has an oversupply of power according to Sebastian Lacson, COO of AboitizPower Coal Group
The renewable energy firm expects flat to modest growth in 2017 as it upgrades its plants for the future
The mining and power firm is also set to export coal to Japan for the first time as it prepares to boost its annual coal exports to 16 million metric tons
With the tight competition in coal energy, the firm plans to focus on renewable energy projects and retail electricity as it waits for the DOE's next renewable energy incentive
This marks the second year that Filipino advocates are leading the global wave of Break Free actions against fossil fuels
Rescuers manage to save an additional 20 miners who were trapped underground when the blast hit the mine in the western Lviv region near the border with Poland
On Monday, February 27, affected residents will march to Limay municipal hall to call on the local government to shut down the coal-fired power plants
The group ‘Coal is not cool’ serves as a communication hub for communities affected by coal-fired power plants and their supporters
The provincial government of Bataan says that it would provide housing for 250 affected families within the next 3 to 5 months
A community in Bataan complains of health problems that were allegedly caused by the power plants in their area
(UPDATED) China will temporarily stop its imports of coal from North Korea for the rest of this year, says the commerce ministry in a statement
Residents complain of health problems, including skin and respiratory diseases, that are allegedly caused by San Miguel Corporation's power plant in Limay
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The environment department also cancels the expired environmental compliance certificates of 6 projects
Coal, of which China is the world's largest consumer, remains an indispensable part of its economy, supplying 60% of its electricity
Explosions occur at a colliery in the northern Inner Mongalia region and in a private mine in Qitaihe City
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An environment official says two coal-fired power plants have been audited already
The plants, located in 4 provinces, produce about 10% of Canada's total CO2 emissions, and closing them will remove the equivalent in emissions of 1.3 million cars from roads, or 5 megatons of greenhouse gas emissions
This is the real price we pay for using coal to produce electricity
Respiratory and skin diseases affect residents of Happyland in Tondo, Manila as the nearby stockpile of Rock Energy International Corporation continues its operations
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources issues a show cause order to Semirara Mining and Power Corporation over its Molave Coal Mine Expansion Project
Environment Secretary Gina Lopez says government plans to create models and choose certain areas 'where we go just renewable'
The initial fruit of the tie up will be a study to review the current mix as the DOE wants to be sure about decisions that will entice investment, says energy chief Alfonso Cusi
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The environment department directs the audit team to 'further assess project area and validate allegation of environmental impacts' of the mining operation in Caluya, Antique
Piglas Pilipinas renew their calls to stop the proposed coal-fired power plant expansion project of JG Summit Holdings from 300-MW to 600-MW in Batangas
The Mindanao brownouts will be dealt with by dumping lots of coal plants. But do Mindanaoans really know what this will bring to their economic future?
Anti-coal activist Gloria Capitan is shot in the head on Friday. Police add no suspects have been caught.
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'We have to help one another find that solution. I'm sure Ms. Gina Lopez is open to a solution to adequate power supply,' says Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi
(UPDATED) But environmentalists also urge Gina Lopez to make a strong statement rejecting 'environmentally-destructive' projects her own family is pushing for
'Embracing the energy revolution and harnessing renewables doesn’t mean bankruptcy and sacrifice. The facts show that it can bring us wealth, cost savings, and employment.'
The liquor unit of San Miguel Corporation is looking into the possible acquisition of the foreign companies
'It is the obligation of the government to act to save the people from climate change and not wait,' says Emmanuel De Guzman, vice chair of the Climate Change Commission
Researchers predict that average temperatures would climb by up to 9.5°C if all known reserves of oil, gas, and coal are burned
The incoming president must take tough decisions that will address the above concerns for the country to break free from coal
Hawaii recently passed a law to shift to 100% renewable energy sources. Maria Ressa interviews the director of Hawaii’s Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism to find out the cues the Philippines can take from the US state
The issue isn’t merely our commitment to the Paris Agreement. Even without it, the Philippines needs to get serious about mitigating climate change because the country is most vulnerable to it
'Our demand for sustainable, clean energy has been heard'