Building new homes is the biggest chunk of cement-related carbon emissions in China
I got a chance to be interviewed by Deutsche Welle on the upcoming #RiseforClimate mobilisations and the ongoing UNFCCC talks: Recent extreme weather events have been the final straw for … Continue reading Deutsche Welle interview: What needs to happen for climate action to succeed?
Countries have agreed to keep global temperature rise to “well-below 2°C, pursuing efforts to limit the temperature increase to 1.5°C”. As of writing, 172 countries had submitted their Nationally Determined … Continue reading Without NETs, deep CO2 cuts needed by big country emitters to remain below 2°C goal
Hampered by the cloud of President-elect Donald Trump’s vow to lead the United States out of the landmark Paris pact on climate change, the &United Nations-sponsored 22nd Conference of Parties … Continue reading UN Marrakech Climate Talks End with Little Action
Climate change affects everything on Earth — every plant and animal, every nation, every human being. But some parts of the world face climate change impacts far more and worse … Continue reading The Paris Agreement is the PHL’s chance for climate justice
The Maori, the indigenous people of New Zealand, have the same word for land and the placenta: whenua. After child birth, the mother buries the placenta and plants a tree on … Continue reading Development in the era of a changing climate
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
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