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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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Cebu lit fest fetes authors of award-winning climate change book

CEBU, 16 February 2017 — Three contributors of the critically-acclaimed anthology Agam: Filipino Narratives on Uncertainty and Climate Change were featured in today’s environment-themed literary arts competition of the University of San Carlos (USC). Renowned writers Grace Monte de Ramos, Marjorie Evasco, and Padmapani Perez held a reading of the

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Cordillera towns seek more funds to fight climate change

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet– Local government officials from Benguet and Mountain Province banded together today seeking to fund their efforts to protect their harvests and further adapt to climate change. The Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities (ICSC) [1], in partnership with Benguet State University (BSU) and the Canadian Embassy, held

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Is the Philippines ready to stop its coal addiction?

Originally published in the Business Mirror IS the Philippines ready for renewable energy (RE)? If Environment Secretary Regina Paz L. Lopez will have her way, there will be no new coal projects under her watch, as she vowed to help hasten the development of RE. Lopez had earlier declared that

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A giant step towards a brighter future in Suluan Island

By Marie Cosse Editor’s Note: Marie is a third-year political sciences student at the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Rennes in Brittany, France. She is on a six-month internship with ICSC, doing policy research and advocacy on renewable energy. This is her first blog post for ICSC. Forty-nine solar home systems

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Expanding Climate Policy Engagement in Northern Mindanao

By: Danica Marie Supnet Last weekend, I and my colleagues Golda Hilario and Glinly Alvero visited the “City of Golden Friendship”, Cagayan de Oro in Misamis Oriental. It is the first joint outreach work of the climate policy and RE-Charge Pilipinas teams in Northern Mindanao, where werepresented ICSC in the

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Strengthening local partnerships through the climate finance ecosystem

by Danica Marie F. Supnet and Janssen Mozar Martinez Today is the second and last day of ICSC’s Knowledge Exchange on the People’s Survival Fund, which contained the bulk of the concept brainstorming and proposal writing. Almost all of the officials which participated in our writeshop – hailing from fourteen

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