Environment

DTI urges online sellers to cut plastic waste

Published by rudy Date posted on December 31, 2021

by Louella Desiderio – The Philippine Star, 31 Dec 2021 MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) wants online platforms to address issues on trust and plastic waste which may affect the growth of e-commerce.

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Choking in plastics

Published by rudy Date posted on November 12, 2021

by Iris Gonzales – The Philippine Star, 12 Nov 2021 Roxas Boulevard, that famed waterfront promenade in Metro Manila, is many things to many people a boulevard of dreams new, old, and broken dreams; for lovers, it’s a place to make promises of forever with the pledges of love often backlighted by the setting crimson…

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Each country’s share of C02 emissions

Published by rudy Date posted on October 30, 2021

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DENR reports successful closure of illegal dumpsites in Central Luzon

Published by rudy Date posted on October 27, 2021

by 27 Oct 2021, BusinessWorld THE DEPARTMENT of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) said it has successfully closed all illegal dumpsites in the Central Luzon region, citing close cooperation with local governments.

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Shift in eating habits worsens impact on environment

Published by rudy Date posted on October 22, 2021

by Louise Maureen Simeon – The Philippine Star , 22 Oct 2021 MANILA, Philippines — The food consumption pattern in Asia-Pacific has shifted over the last decades, contributing to significant environmental impact in the region.

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‘Running out of time’: Asia struggles to kick coal addiction

Published by rudy Date posted on October 18, 2021

by Agence France-Presse, 18 Oct 2021 CILEGON, Indonesia — Smokestacks belch noxious fumes into the air from a massive coal-fired power plant on the Indonesian coast, a stark illustration of Asia’s addiction to the fossil fuel which is threatening climate targets.

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Government yet to formulate rules on carbon waste

Published by rudy Date posted on October 15, 2021

by Elijah Felice Rosales – The Philippine Star, 15 Oct 2021 MANILA, Philippines — The government has yet to decide on how to deal with multinationals found releasing too much carbon waste, as it plans to tap the private sector in addressing the climate crisis.

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Coca-Cola to exit sachet business

Published by rudy Date posted on September 29, 2021

by Jenina P. Ibañez, BusinessWorld, 29 Sep 2021 COCA-COLA Beverages Philippines, Inc. on Tuesday announced that it will be exiting the sachet business next year as part of its environmental efforts.

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As the UK prepares to host COP26, some of the world’s most industrialised countries are cracking down on environmental protests

Published by rudy Date posted on August 30, 2021

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Reducing the health effects of hot weather and heat extremes: from personal cooling strategies to green cities

Published by rudy Date posted on August 20, 2021

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Methane emissions from oil and gas may be even worse than previously thought

Published by rudy Date posted on August 18, 2021

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Just 25 mega-cities produce 52% of the world’s urban greenhouse gas emissions

Published by rudy Date posted on July 12, 2021

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20 Companies are behind half of the world’s single-use plastic waste, study finds

Published by rudy Date posted on July 7, 2021

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DENR wins international award for policy vs lead

Published by rudy Date posted on July 5, 2021

by Elizabeth Marcelo (The Philippine Star), 5 Jul 2021 MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has won an international award for its policy against the use of lead and lead compounds.

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Ecosystem damage to cost Philippines $21 billion by 2030 — World Bank

Published by rudy Date posted on July 3, 2021

by Louise Maureen Simeon (The Philippine Star), 3 Jul 2021 MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines may lose nearly $21 billion by 2030 if the services provided by nature collapse and if no smart policies will be implemented to protect the country’s biodiversity.

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Shell ordered to deepen carbon cuts in landmark Dutch climate case

Published by rudy Date posted on May 27, 2021

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China’s emissions now exceed all the developed world’s combined

Published by rudy Date posted on May 6, 2021

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Wild mammals have declined by 85%, but there is a possible future where they flourish

Published by rudy Date posted on April 26, 2021

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Creating a green recovery pathway for the Philippines

Published by rudy Date posted on March 14, 2021

By DR. SELVA RAMACHANDRAN, Manila Times, 14 Mar 2021 Almost a year has passed since Covid-19 hit, causing job losses and increasing poverty levels. Sadly, this has impacted people unevenly, particularly women, youth, the poor and informal-sector workers.

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Nature not healing as pollution returns with economic activity

Published by rudy Date posted on March 2, 2021

by Marlowe Hood (Philstar.com), 2 Mar 2021 PARIS, France — Nature apparently is not healing and carbon emissions that declined during lockdowns are increasing, threatening to put climate treaty targets for capping global warming out of reach, the International Energy Agency said Tuesday.

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Green day: Is a ‘greener economy’ within the Philippines’ reach?

Published by rudy Date posted on December 6, 2020

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How the energy industry impacts the environment

Published by rudy Date posted on September 25, 2020

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World’s richest 1% cause double CO2 emissions of poorest 50%, says Oxfam

Published by rudy Date posted on September 21, 2020

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‘The warning lights are flashing.’ Report finds nations failing to protect biodiversity

Published by rudy Date posted on September 15, 2020

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2020 Environmental Performance Index Top 10 Countries

Published by rudy Date posted on August 28, 2020

2020 Environmental Performance Index Top 10 Countries 1. Denmark ??2. Luxembourg ??3. Switzerland ??4. UK ??5. France ??6. Austria ??7. Finland ??8. Sweden ??9. Norway ??10. Germany ?? Source: @YaleEnviro & @ciesin pic.twitter.com/TtlmMCP0YI — Informal Economy (@EconomyInformal) August 28, 2020

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Why indigenous folklore can save animals’ lives

Published by rudy Date posted on July 29, 2020

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Ocean plastic pollution is on track to triple by 2040

Published by rudy Date posted on July 24, 2020

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Power barge owner probed for safety violations in Iloilo oil spill, cleanup operations

Published by rudy Date posted on July 12, 2020

by Tara Yap, Manila Bulletin, 12 Jul 2020 ILOILO CITY—The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE-6) started its own probe on probable safety violations when a damaged power barge triggered an oil spill that affected mostly coastal communities in Iloilo City.

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The environmental opportunity created by COVID-19

Published by rudy Date posted on June 5, 2020

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CDO Congressman Rufus Rodriguez bats for Extended Producer Responsibility as best option to address waste plastics

Published by rudy Date posted on March 5, 2020

By Leony Garcia, Businessmirror, 5 Mar 2020 Some eight million tons of plastic wastes find their way into the oceans every year, of which almost two million tons are generated by the Philippines, according to the Ellen MacArthur Foundation which has reported that the country is the third leading plastic polluter in the world, after…

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