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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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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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Cordillera collaborations for climate finance

By Isabella Mendoza Naimbag nga rabii sa Benguet! Good evening from Benguet! Earlier today, the ICSC policy team in partnership with Benguet State University (BSU) and the Canadian Embassy launched the two-day orientation and workshop on the People’s Survival Fund (PSF) at the BSU campus in La Trinidad. The PSF

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From the rubble to the front line

By Isabella Mendoza I recently went on my very first trip to Tacloban with ICSC. As we went around the city, we could still see remnants of the damage wrought by Yolanda three years ago — structures with crumpled steel roofs, cracked tiled floors without walls and sea walls with missing

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