Mandaue residents who disregard evacuation orders during calamities will be penalized

Mary Rose Sagarino 09/30/2022

  MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City residents who will not obey evacuation orders during disasters will soon be penalized. In the hopes of further protecting the lives of Mandauehanons during disasters, Councilor Jennifer Del Mar drafted…

La Trinidad wants to learn and adopt Mandaue’s climate change programs

Mary Rose Sagarino 09/22/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The municipality of La Trinidad, Benguet wants to learn Mandaue City’s programs regarding climate change. On Wednesday, September 21, officials of the municipality including councilors and barangay captains visited Mandaue City to learn…

Pollution-less electric vehicles to ply Mandaue City’s streets soon

Mary Rose Sagarino 08/12/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Government on Friday, August 12, 2022, met with transport providers to tackle the implementation of a city ordinance on the establishment and operation of Electric Public Utility Vehicles (EPUVs) in…

Explainer: How climate change drives heatwaves and wildfires

Reuters 07/21/2022

Brutal heatwaves are gripping both Europe and the United States this week and are forecast to dump searing heat on much of China into late August. In addition to record temperatures, wildfires are raging across southern Europe…

Record-breaking heatwave bakes Americans

Reuters 07/21/2022

BOSTON — Some 100 million Americans from New York City to Las Vegas are under heat warnings this week as temperatures rise well above 100 Fahrenheit (38 Celsius), part of a trend of extreme weather made worse…

Climate warriors protest SMC’s plan of building 3 fossil fuel plants in Visayas

Mary Rose Sagarino 06/28/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Representatives of local communities and climate warriors held a protest rally against San Miguel Corporation in front of its compound located along the National Highway here, on Monday morning, June 28, 2022. The…

Duterte signs EO for nuclear power use as alternative energy source

Cathrine Gonzales - Reporter 03/04/2022

  MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has signed an executive order that would pave the way for the government to tap nuclear power as an alternative energy source. Executive Order (EO) No. 164, signed on February…

For the Greater Good: Parkmall and Pagtambayayong Foundation Announces Partnership for Environmental Advocacy and Climate Change

PR 03/28/2021

Parkmall, a leading community mall that has always been an active supporter of the environment, and Pagtambayayong Foundation Inc., last March 27 officially announce their partnership for managing and repurposing used in-mall materials. Parkmall will donate its…

Everyday items that are harmful to our environment

Rhobie Alburo Ruaya 03/18/2021

The surge of many reusable items over the past years can only mean one thing — people are now more mindful of our environment and are raising awareness to help save our home. Many cities and places…

Cagayan still flooded; typhoon deaths now 69

the Inquirer staff 11/16/2020

The death toll from the deadliest typhoon to hit the Philippines this year has risen to 69, with 12 people still missing, while many areas remain submerged in Cagayan province, in the northern region worst hit by…

Warmer world linked to poor pregnancy results: study

11/04/2020

Paris, France—Women exposed to high temperatures and heatwaves during pregnancy are more likely to have premature or stillborn babies, researchers said Wednesday, November 4, 2020. Such outcomes — closely linked to poverty, especially in the tropics —…

IN PHOTOS: Japan’s ‘Parthenon’ protecting Tokyo from floods

10/16/2020

KASUKABE – It has been called Japan’s underground Parthenon, a cavernous complex charged with protecting Tokyo and surrounding areas from catastrophic flooding — a risk experts warn is growing as climate change advances. Above ground, there is…

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