Emissions from burning fossil fuels are projected to grow by 0.6 per cent this year to reach almost 37 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2). This is down from 1.5 per cent in 2017 and 2.1 per cent in 2018.
Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Gina Lopez on Thursday decried the use of fossil fuels at the 22nd Conference of Parties (COP) during the second week of … Continue reading DENR Sec. to the world: Coal is ‘archaic’
Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi appears stuck in the past, with his insistence on using fossil fuels which literally comes from the dinosaur era, and in backing up the Bataan Nuclear … Continue reading Secretary Cusi is stuck in the past
The Department of Energy is opposing the move of the Philippines to ratify the Paris Agreement. In a letter signed by Secretary Alfonso Cusi, the DOE says that “upon extensive … Continue reading DOE: The Department of Dirty Energy?
The government appears to ignore the growing clamor to end the use of coal in the Philippines. It continues to justify coal investments to the country’s growing economy and the … Continue reading Breaking Free from Coal
Manila, Philippines — Groups came together on April 6 to launch Piglas Batangas! Piglas Pilipinas!, a national campaign against coal and other forms of dirty energy. Piglas Pilipinas is part of the … Continue reading Break Free launches Piglas Pilipinas in the PH
MANILA – The second presidential debates held last Sunday tackled one of the most pressing issues of our time: climate change. We’ve heard and experienced it all before — the … Continue reading The Presidential Debate where no one stood up for the planet
Dear President Aquino, I was there when you made a speech at the UNFCCC negotiations in Paris, proudly saying that the Philippines is cutting its emissions by 70%. I was … Continue reading Dear PNoy, Coal is not cheap — it costs us our lives