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…

Places to include in your bucket list before they’re gone

Rhobie A. Ruaya, Rhobie Alburo Ruaya 03/24/2020

Our planet is at risk of losing its islands due to climate change. Thousands of inhabitants are preparing for the worst. Scientists and experts suggest countless of stunning natural wonders will be erased from the map in…

Being a good neighbor

Gloria Estenzo Ramos 03/12/2020

, Growing up in a community where families knew each other and even the member’s birthdays seems like a dream. We had a lot of interaction, and at times a bit of misunderstanding, yet we tried and…

Ordinance banning plastic, styrofoam in public events passed

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/12/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Plastic and styrofoam will soon be banned from public events in Cebu City. The Cebu City Council has passed the proposed ordinance of Councilors Alvin Dizon prohibiting foam food containers and single-use plastics…

Antarctica appears to have broken a heat record

AP 02/08/2020

WASHINGTON — The temperature in northern Antarctica hit nearly 65 degrees (18.3 degrees Celsius), a likely heat record on the continent best known for snow, ice and penguins. The reading was taken Thursday at an Argentine research…

Climate change blamed for dwindling number of waterbirds on Maguindanao lake

Edwin Fernandez - Inquirer Mindanao 02/01/2020

TACURONG CITY—Environment officials blamed climate change and global warming for the marked decrease in the number of waterbirds feeding on Lake Buluan, the marshland and inland waters of Sultan Kudarat. Dr. Sabdullah Abubacar, regional executive director of…

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