The COVID-19 pandemic is a reminder for us to take care of our environment. Let us remember that the environment is not just referring to Mother Nature and all the biodiversity surrounding us, but also our fellow human beings.
Speaking during the 3rd Philippine Environment Summit on Friday, Bishop Gerardo A. Alminaza of the Diocese of San Carlos, Negros Occidental, said banks must have concrete plans to phase out coal finance consistent with the need to address the climate crisis.
A clean energy group called on financial institutions to stop fuelling the dominance and expansion of coal globally as countries from across the world face catastrophic effects of severe weather made worse by climate change.
Filipino representatives of faith-based and civil society groups addressed the Filipino community in Madrid, Spain on the climate emergency.
In a red-letter moment for climate justice, Commissioner Roberto Cadiz of the Commission of Human Rights in the Philippines exposed in a side event at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) 25th Conference of Parties (COP25), “Carbon majors may be legally liable and morally liable,... there are acts of obstruction,... willful obfuscation, criminal intent and there is fraud.”
In a move to protect the environment, the Occidental Mindoro Provincial Board, presided by Vice Gov. Peter Alfaro, approved last Dec. 5 an ordinance banning coal-fired power plants.
Accountability and reparations in the face of climate emergency The devastation that has been...
MANILA – Leaders of various religions and faith communities in the Philippines assembled for the...
Scientists and environmental groups have long advocated a switch to low-carbon power to cap the rise in global temperature to two degrees Celsius (3.6 Farenheit), as stipulated in the Paris climate treaty.