On Monday, July 18, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said thathe will not honor the country’s commitments to the UN Paris agreement. The Philippines committed to an ambitious 70% emissions reduction … Continue reading 8 reasons why PH should honor UN climate commitments
BONN, Germany – The Philippines announced on Wednesday, May 18, during the third day of climate negotiations that it will review and revise its Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) to align … Continue reading PH to revise UN climate pledges to align with 1.5-degree target
The Philippines has elected a new presidentwhose slogan during his campaign was,“Change is coming.” But another change has come – climate change – something he seems to just easily brush … Continue reading IMHO What a Duterte presidency will mean for climate action in the Philippines
BONN, Germany – The climate intersessional negotiations began on May 16 as countries prepare for the 22nd Conference of Parties (COP) in Marrakech, Morocco in November. During the plenary early … Continue reading Post Paris: PHL, other countries call for higher ambition for planet
In Bonn, Germany, the fourth day of negotiations started with protesters chanting “Sekitan, Yamato, stop coal finance!” hitting on Japan, the world’s largest provider of coal finance. Between 2007 and … Continue reading Japan’s dirty coal in PH
2013 was the most devastating year in recent Philippine history in terms of natural disasters. It was the year we experienced something we had never experienced before. Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan), … Continue reading Will PH be the biggest carbon emitter in 35 years?
The Conference of Parties (COP), a yearly meeting of countries under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), will be on its 21st year of negotiations on December. … Continue reading Climate Action: Short-term work for a long-term goal
“Are you really walking all the way to Tacloban?” a woman in her 60s asked me as I was waiting inside the St. Peter and Paul cathedral. I was in … Continue reading Philippines is excluding vulnerable voices from climate consultation