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.
Senatorial candidate Erin Tañada shared his views on climate change adaptation, fossil fuels, just transition and disaster resilience.
The Irish parliament has passed the Fossil Fuel Divestment Bill last July 12, making Ireland the world’s first country to divest from fossil fuels. The bill requires Ireland’s €8bn sovereign fund, … Continue reading Ireland first country to divest from fossil fuels
The involvement of polluting companies inside the UN Climate Negotiations through organisations such as the United States Chamber of Commerce, the National Mining Association, Fuels Europe, and the Business Council … Continue reading The Danger of Allowing Polluters Inside the UN Climate Talks
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?
co-written with Anna Perez Catala and Pavlos Georgiadis A number of developing countries, led by Ecuador, Guatemala and Bolivia are now calling for concrete measures to define how the public … Continue reading Who gets to influence the climate negotiations?
The past few days in the 2016 Bonn climate negotiations has seen a heated discussion over whether or not private companies should be allowed to participate as observers in the … Continue reading Should Private Companies be allowed in Climate Negotiations?
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