Rappler's latest stories on carbon emissions
It is not 'wealthy country warming' that is happening, but global warming. We all live in a planet that has been warming.
Jointly organized by California governor Jerry Brown and former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg, the 3-day gathering is a showcase for initiatives, big and small, to reduce humanity's carbon footprint
In the transition to clean energy, natural gas fills in where renewables fall short.
(3rd UPDATE) Morrison, an ally of deposed leader Malcolm Turnbull, wins a party vote 45-40
Will our lawmakers seize this golden opportunity or will they resign us to a future of unintended consequences?
The proposal has to be approved by the 28 member states and the European Parliament
See the level of emissions and the number of trees Secretary Vernice Victorio s household needs to plant to offset it
Here’s the explanation on how we got the values in the Household carbon footprint interactive page
Environmental lawyer Antonio La Vina says that in order to tackle energy problems in the country there is a need to reduce over dependence on one energy source like coal
Trump cannot prevent the implementation of the landmark Paris pact inked in the French capital last December says Segolene Royal France s environment minister and outgoing head of the UN climate forum
The reality is that this is a deal crafted to suit the United States China and other big emitters
If we don t start taking additional action now beginning with the upcoming climate meeting in Marrakesh we will grieve over the avoidable human tragedy says UNEP head Erik Solheim
Legarda: We need to ratify the Paris Agreement so that we can access the Green Climate Fund and receive other technical and financial support from developed countries
Rolly Calalang: Duterte’s lukewarm reception of the climate change agreement is not really out of line
Kerry explains aspects of the Paris climate deal to Duterte who says he is willing to follow the agreement as long as everything is fair says Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella
The Philippine president says he still has misgivings about the international climate pact but is ready to talk if the agreement takes into consideration his plans for the country s economy
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President Rodrigo Duterte has said he will not honor international agreements binding the Philippines to limit its carbon emissions Does his environment secretary share this position?
The Philippine president says he wants to kick an ambassador for asking if the Philippine government would honor its commitments to reduce greenhouse gases
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
The most effective way to reduce the impact of the fossil fuel industry in the Philippines is to convince investors to shift their investments from fossil fuels to renewable energy
The Philippines current commitments include 70 carbon mitigation by 2030 All of these commitments however are conditional
Accepting the Paris Agreement without question risks us wasting another 15 vital years on distracting public opinion and creating the illusion that something positive is happening
As president he will chair the Climate Change Commission which mainly negotiates for the country at the United Nations
While we have been so active in climate change negotiations we have to match it with actually protecting and conserving our environment We have all the progressive laws and policies but the problem is implementation
Globally the winds of change are blowing and there are signs that transitioning to renewable energy is underway The next president must chart a low carbon future
San Carlos City in Negros Occidental Sta Rosa City in Laguna and Makati City in Metro Manila have a chance to be hailed as the global Earth Hour capital
The recommendation has been highly anticipated as aircraft carbon emissions are not part of a landmark pact on fighting climate change hammered out in Paris
Thanks mainly to changes in China the worldwide growth in emissions from fossil fuels derived energy flattened in 2014 and is set to drop slightly – by about 0 6 – this year
Bishops join Catholic youth groups and young environmentalists in the NowPH Not On Our Watch Philippines climate action campaign
Emissions are predicted to jump dramatically as demand skyrockets since the livestock sector is a major contributor to climate change – accounting for 14 5 of the total global amount of greenhouse gas emissions caused by human activity
Computing the environmental cost of your daily commute in Metro Manila: How does it affect the environment?
Here is an explanation of how we got the values in the Your commute your climate interactive project
Do we have enough commitments to even reach our 2ºC target? And is the Philippines committing enough to leading the world into a carbon neutral future?
The climate pledges made so far are insufficient and it is therefore essential to have a mechanism for ratcheting up those pledges every 5 years says Martin Kaiser of Greenpeace
Besides discouraging pollution Lagarde says taxing greenhouse gas emissions would have the added bonus of helping governments boost their revenues
Will countries dodge decarbonization as a way to achieve zero carbon emissions by 2050? Is there a way to achieve this?
The millions of refugees displaced in Syria should be enough a lesson to shock the Philippines into climate action
We have one goal ahead of us and that is zero carbon emissions Will the Philippines commit to this? The answer will determine the quality of lives of Filipinos in the future
Government agencies and civil society groups say they feel left out of the Climate Change Commission s process of crafting the country s climate pledges
While Jakarta pledges to slash its greenhouse gas output by 29 by 2030 Greenpeace says it does not think Indonesia will be able to achieve it
UPDATED Climate Action Tracker: The climate targets so far submitted to the UN by governments collectively lead to global emissions far above the levels needed to hold warming to below 2ºC
Researchers say a loophole in the Kyoto Protocol s Joint Implementation JI mechanism allowed countries to earn and sell credits for emissions cuts which were not real
Environmentalists say the target fall well short of what is needed to tackle global warming
The Climate Action Tracker however describes Japan s target as inadequate
Will the Philippine judiciary follow the track of Netherlands in limiting carbon emissions?
United States European Union and China are responsible for nearly half the world s emissions
Taking action against climate disruption and for poverty reduction should not be regarded as two separate and contradictory goals said France s foreign minister Laurent Fabius
Warsaw had failed to fulfil its obligations under an EU energy and climate change deal aimed at cutting greenhouse gas emissions by 20 from 1990 levels by the year 2020 an official says