Here’s the trailer of Hamon ng Panahon directed and shot by the students of De La Salle- College of St. Benilde in partnership with the Green Thumb Coalition.
“However, the Philippines is lagging behind the rest of the world when it comes to acknowledging risk in the cost of capital. Whilst finance for coal plants may be available at an artificially low cost today, the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) and the Department of Energy (DOE) and must realize that least cost is not a static concept.” Read More
PHL may depend on China for support
Pascualito Ilagan, a Tacloban resident and survivor of Supertyphoon Yolanda (international code name Haiyan), in a statement, expressed his frustration over the US’s exit from the climate accord. A member the Philippine Movement for Climate Justice-Tacloban (PMCJ Tacloban), he said climate-vulnerable communities are still paying for the cost of the destruction of the climate, four years after Yolanda, one of the world’s strongest and deadliest typhoon, hit the Philippines.
“We suffered death and destruction due to Yolanda, followed by poverty and displacement due to the failed rehabilitation efforts from the part of the government. Now it seems that justice is still [out of touch] for the people devastated by Yolanda, as the primary culprits of this deadly climate are walking out from their responsibility,” Ilagan said.
“The US exit is unacceptable, as it has not finished delivering reparations for us and for many others who have suffered from [effects of] climate change,” Ilagan added.
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