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DOE, CCC to push renewable energy use in communities still without power

Climate Change Commissioner Heherson Alvarez: Fast for Mother Earth

The Climate Change Commission (CCC) and the Department of Energy (DOE) are scheduled to sign on Wednesday an agreement for the wider use of renewable energy in local governments, particularly in communities without electricity.

Posted: May 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Renewable energy gov’t goal–Alvarez

Climate Change Commissioner Heherson Alvarez: Fast for Mother Earth

President Aquino supports renewable energy sources but current economic limitations dictate the continued pursuit of coal-based energy, according to the Climate Change Commission (CCC).

Posted: August 5th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

A learning source of green energy

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READ-ALONG reader Vanessah Castillo looks around the “Bahay Kaalaman,” an interactive museum about environment conservation that was launched on July 12.

Learning green practices has become interactive in Batangas City. The Batangas City government and the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) CEnergy (Climate Change and Clean Energy Project) have launched the “Bahay Kaalaman,” an interactive knowledge center-cum-museum to promote renewable energy sources, environmental codes and green practices.

Posted: July 17th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

‘Thin Ice’: Climate change is a clear and present danger


Although there are still “some people who argue that climate change is not real,” Trevor Lewis, deputy chief of mission of the British Embassy, said “many scientists are devoting their lives [to] studying climate change… People are actually taking serious steps to deal with this. Lots of scientific brains are looking at this.”

Posted: April 29th, 2013 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

Solutions to world woes delayed anew


As the world awaited the arrival of “Baby Seven Billion,” who demographers say is likely to be born in Asia, the international community remained unable to make any significant headway on pending vital environmental issues at the recently concluded Doha Climate Change Conference in Qatar.

Posted: December 31st, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »