Garbage talk

Ricky Poca 10/31/2016

Today, Tuesday, is All Saints’ Day, when the Christian world usually pay their respects for their departed loved ones. Here in Cebu, all roads lead to our cemeteries as we pay our respects to our dearly beloved.…

Unavoidable closure

Editorial 10/23/2016

It only took a few hours’ visit by Environment secretary Gina Lopez to order the closure of the Inayawan landfill, something which opponents like City Councilor Joel Garganera and the rest of his allies in the City…

CITY NOT READY TO CLOSE INAYAWAN LANDFILL

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/21/2016

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña is now under pressure to make a decision on whether or not to close the 17-year-old Inayawan sanitary landfill. With Environment Secretary Gina Lopez saying she wants the landfill closed, Osmeña admitted…

Energy dilemma

08/02/2016

It was only a matter of time before President Rodrigo Duterte renounced the country’s signing of the Paris accord that required countries from all over the world to reduce carbon emissions substantially over the next few years.…

Eco advocacy

Editorial 07/03/2016

The appointment of environmental advocate and philanthropist Gina Lopez as Environment secretary by President Rodrigo Duterte may be welcomed by ecology advocates that have long clamored for stronger action against unmitigated mining and deforestation activities. But as…

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