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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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Congress action sought on slow onset climate threat to Philippines

A climate policy group released today a groundbreaking report that implored the House of Representatives to “act decisively in response to slow onset and potentially irreversible climatic impacts threatening poor Filipino communities.” Commissioned by the Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities (iCSC), the report titled “Slow Onset Climate Change Impacts:

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Dithering is not an option

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by: Red Constantino The last day of the 9th meeting of the Board of the Green Climate Fund ended the day after it was supposed to conclude, on March 27. By tradition, because it has existed long enough to develop one, the GCF talks dragged late into the day and

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Dithering is not an option

by: Red Constantino It’s not merely the content of recent climate and energy-related news that should give the country’s economic managers pause. It’s that news agencies – business wires, in particular – are now paying close attention to global threats and trends that the Philippine government continues to ignore. Perhaps

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Jambo!

by: Kairos Dela Cruz It is not often that I get a chance to travel to Africa, much less to visit a country that reminds me of a meerkat and a warthog singing “hakuna matata.” I arrived in Jomo Kenyatta International Airport around four in the afternoon after spending 18

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