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Climate Friendly Cities, Trailblazing eJeepneys

iCSC took on the challenge of closing the "green loop" in transportation when it launched the electric jeepney revolution in July 2007. We have since marked a series of milestones: the first domestically manufactured eJeepney (2008), the first official registration papers issued to electric jeepneys (2008), the first public routes dedicated to electric public transport, called the Makati Green Routes (2009), the first electric vehicle charging station (2009) and the first e-vehicle battery-swapping program (2011). iCSC formed the private consortium which received the first commercial eJeepney fleet franchise in 2012.

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Groups welcome ADB support for Duterte clean energy transition

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Post Paris: PHL, other countries call for higher ambition for planet

iCSC’s Executive Director Renato Redentor Constantino and Board Chair Athena Ballesteros are advisors to the UNFCCC and to the Chair of the Climate Vulnerability Forum (CVF) By: Ayeen Karunungan, InterAksyon.com BONN, Germany – The climate intersessional negotiations began on May 16 as countries prepare for the 22nd Conference of Parties

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New Emission Commitments Required to Realize Paris Agreement: Climate Vulnerable Forum calls for immediate steps to higher ambition emission contributions (INDC/NDCs) at Bonn UN Climate Talks

iCSC’s Executive Director Renato Redentor Constantino and Board Chair Athena Ballesteros are advisors to the UNFCCC and to the Chair of the Climate Vulnerability Forum (CVF) PRESS RELEASE BONN – 16 May 2016: The Chair of the Climate Vulnerable Forum, Philippines, called on all 195 parties to the UN Climate

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Information is the Key

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by Janssen Mozar Martinez It was a fairly hot noon of April 1st when news of the Kidapawan incident broke. Demonstrators, consisting mostly of farmers were violently dispersed by local police. They created a blockade along the national highway to demand food assistance from the local government due to the

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Going into labor

By: Kairos dela Cruz My wife, Katherine, is on her 34th week of pregnancy. It means the baby is coming out really soon! And yet, here I am on a two-step flight, from Manila through Kuala Lumpur to Kathmandu. As I rush from gate to gate and a layover cut

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