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Zero commitment = zero reductions

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | September 25, 2014

The other night I listened intently to President Aquino’s speech at the UN Climate Summit convened by Ban Ki Moon. Four minutes in, I was dumbfounded by statements like: “Nations should not engage in another protracted debate over...

Farmers face uncertainties because of GMO contamination

Blog entry by Daniel Ocampo | September 24, 2014

Eugenio Geraldo is a 51-year old farmer from Tomigbong, San Luis in Malitbog, in the province of Bukidnon. He is married and has six children. He started farming as early as 1971 and farming has remained his source of livelihood when...

Weathering extremes

Blog entry by Atty. Zelda DT Soriano | September 22, 2014

As I write this, masses of people of different nationalities and cultures are marching in New York ahead of the UN Climate Summit on September 23.  Now, New York might be thousands of miles away, but the Summit’s topic and what all...

We are the game changers in the battle to save the climate

Blog entry by Jenny Tuazon | September 21, 2014

"Humanity already possesses the fundamental scientific, technical, and industrial know-how to solve the carbon and climate problems for the next half-century." -Stephen Pacala and Robert Socolow Science, Aug. 2004 Aren't you...

Happy nuclear-free birthday to the people of Japan

Blog entry by Kendra Ulrich | September 15, 2014

Every birthday is special – but today Japan is celebrating something unique. Japan has been nuclear-free for one year. Nuclear-free – a phrase that in its simplicity carries a devastating message for the worldwide nuclear industry,...

The Arctic is worth fighting for

Blog entry by Yeb Saño | September 11, 2014

As I witness with my own eyes the sublime and spectacular beauty of the Arctic, I realize that we live on a deeply interconnected planet. What happens all over the world affects this region in seriously profound and intricate ways.

Can 2.5 billion gadgets a year be green?

Blog entry by Tom Dowdall | September 4, 2014

It's  predicted  we will buy 2.5 billion mobiles, computers and tablets in 2014 and there will soon be more Internet connected devices than people on the planet. As the number of gadgets we own explodes, how they are made, used and...

7 reasons to claim water for life, not for coal

Blog entry by Helena Meresman | September 3, 2014

Safe, affordable and accessible water is one of our planet's scarcest natural resources. Many people don't have access to fresh water for sanitation, agriculture, or even to drink. Yet, global water consumption by the power sector...

5 Common Misconceptions About Renewable Energy

Blog entry by Johanna Fernandez | September 1, 2014

Renewable energy (RE) has certainly been getting more global attention now than in past decades. There’s been a massive volume of success stories surfacing, on small- and large-scale renewable energy projects all around the world. ...

Why sharks are now more afraid of us

Blog entry by Diah Abida | August 12, 2014

Tell me the truth: are you afraid of sharks, like, deathly afraid of those big jaws? Well, the chances of you seeing sharks alive in open water are actually getting rarer nowadays.  In fact, it’s easier and more common to find...

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