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What the Philippines' CHR findings on polluters' liability mean for loss and damage negotiations at COP25
Establishing successful legal cases could be the way to start putting pressure on rich polluting countries to finally make an action on loss and damage
'We have found, based on the evidence presented before us and also our own research, that carbon majors may in fact be held morally liable and legally liable,' says the Philippines' Commission on Human Rights
Actors Leonardo di Caprio and Joaquin Phoenix join former US vice president Al Gore in seeking solutions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions
'There is no such thing as clean coal [when] it still emits carbon dioxide and other pollutants,' Rodne Galicha, lead convenor of Living Laudato Si Philippines, says
'The world is crying out for change and it is our responsibility to act now,' says the British designer
UPRI Executive Director Mahar Lagmay says the new building will be 'a headquarters for knowledge systems on resilience to serve the entire country'
Responding to the leaders' lack of action on the climate crisis, voices of the youth are slowly amplified through the global climate strike
PRESS RELEASE: With the theme 'Hands on, Hearts out for the Environment,' this year’s SERVATHON will gather company volunteers to create sustainable environment projects
Environmental groups lead the call for climate justice through climate strikes happening around the country
For the Philippines, the climate crisis is a biodiversity crisis, a food and water crisis, and an existential crisis, affecting millions of Filipinos, especially the poorest and most vulnerable, now and in the future
‘The State has the constitutional obligation to protect and advance the right of the people to a balanced and healthful ecology in accord with the rhythm and harmony of nature,’ Gatchalian says
A network of environmental groups says 3 years of the Duterte presidency has resulted in the selling out of at least P773 billion worth of the Philippines' sovereign mineral, water, wildlife, and marine resources
'I challenge Locsin to stop hiding behind a desktop or mobile screen and his awful tweets, and start giving the Philippines the kind of climate diplomacy it truly deserves'
Climate Change Commission Secretary Emmanuel de Guzman says all countries must 'ramp up climate action efforts and to deliver more ambitious commitments to mitigation with utmost urgency and equity'
Advocates in 15 cities across the Philippines demand urgent action to solve the climate crisis
Istorya Klima, an interactive community event at the Bacolod Public Plaza, aims to start conversations in compelling and innovative ways through art, music, and storytelling
The new handbook for journalists says climate change coverage at the local level 'can save lives, formulate plans, change policy and empower people to make informed choices'
It’s good for the environment but can it really power homes and businesses 24/7?
'Climate change is already here, and it will be here for the next generations. It is now, therefore, our obligation to take this program for implementation,' says Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu
'The Philippines has actively championed the cause of vulnerable nations in the international arena, but now it needs to proactively lead its citizens toward a social transformation'
Ten years after the Renewable Energy Act was signed, 'the evils and perils it aims to eradicate have continued to persist,' says Senior Citizen Representative Milagros Magsaysay
Stop looking away, it’s time to acknowledge and address the effects of climate change in PH
The inability to act today would mean irreparable damage to the lives of millions of Asians living in extremely climate-vulnerable regions
With experts from across the planet locked in key talks in Bangkok aimed at breathing life into the Paris Agreement on climate change, Amjad Abdulla says time had 'already run out' for some countries
'Trying to address climate change at current financing levels is like walking into a Category 5 Hurricane protected only by an umbrella,' says United Nations climate chief Patricia Espinosa
The Bonn conference will highlight the Talanoa Dialogue which, for the first time, will gather country negotiators, business leaders, and civil society groups in a face-to-face meeting to discuss what is a fair and adequate – but scaled up –contribution from different countries to reduce emissions
The world is currently on track for its third warmest year in modern times
With the current emission reduction targets set us on a pathway to 2.7-3.1 degrees Celsius, the report illustrates the urgent need for country leaders to step up their efforts to reach the targets set in the Paris climate agreement
The proposal has to be approved by the 28 member states and the European Parliament
The concern is more whether other leaders who were already reluctant to foreswear fossil fuels as the main engine of economic growth for their countries will lose resolve
The announcement leaves the United States and Syria as the only countries holding out on the Paris deal
Farming income of the Aetas is highly seasonal and vulnerable to typhoons prolonged drought and excessive rain
Erdogan: After that step taken by America the position that we adopt is in the direction of not passing it in parliament
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
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
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At the 8th Petersberg Climate Dialogue in Berlin both Germany and China say the United States leaving the agreement would not benefit it economically
See the level of emissions and the number of trees Secretary Vernice Victorio s household needs to plant to offset it
The Philippines has been championing the switch off campaign since 2008 and has topped global participation records from 2009 to 2012 – earning the country the title of Earth Hour Hero Country
The Climate Change Commission also says the Senate s swift concurrence to the ratification reflects the sense of global urgency needed
UPDATED Voting 22 0 senators seal the Philippines ratification of the landmark international agreement on climate change
By ratifying the Paris Agreement we will be able to maximize our climate adaptation and mitigation efforts to protect the Filipino people says Environment Secretary Gina Lopez
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Donald Trump s stay of execution for pulling the United States out of a landmark climate pact is welcomed by diplomats and experts even as they fret about appointments and decisions yet to come
He said he also wanted to see how much the Paris climate accord will cost our companies and its impact on US competitiveness
The Philippines has been included because of both a single catastrophic event and the constant climate impacts that hit the country
3rd UPDATE The UN US and France all hail India s move with UN chief Ban Ki moon saying it builds on the continued strong political momentum