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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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1.5C Red Line for Vulnerable Countries in Paris

Le Bourget, Paris – 04 December 2015: The Philippines convened today an extraordinary ministerial session of the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) in reaction to the collapse of the Review of the 2 degrees Long-Term Goal under the Convention, which held its final session last night at the UN Climate Change

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World’s Vulnerable Open Gateway to Climate Safe Future at Paris

“ICSC has been heavily involved in supporting policy development in CVF work since COP20 in Lima, Peru last December 2014. The iCSC team in Paris provided secretariat support to the CVF, including the event that launched the historic Manila-Paris Declaration adopted on 30 November 2015.”‘ Third High-Level Meeting of

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The Players who can Make or Break a Paris Climate Deal

“Currently in Paris to help support the Philippine delegation and the CVF during the negotiations are iCSC’s Board Chair Athena Ballesteros, Executive Director Red Constantino, and iCSC Board Member Jasper Inventor.” By Agence France-Presse Negotiators from 195 nations gather in Paris on Monday to try to broker a universal climate

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Now is the Time!

By Danica Marie Supnet We are bolstering our work on fair climate policy and sustainable energy solutions—but this time, we bring it to the streets! While our delegates ready to combat in the arena of climate negotiations in Paris, we are here in the Philippines to take part in the

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By Emily Pritchard A visit to Tacloban highlighted for me the commonalities across the world in recovery from natural disaster. This has further stressed to me the transferability of lessons learnt in recovery from natural disasters and the need to share this experiential knowledge. You probably know all too well

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Reflections: A blog on tracking climate finance and the research process

By Janssen Mozar Martinez “Climate Finance”—I was not aware that such a field exists. I only knew that there were anthropogenic environmental abuses that degrade the planet, which gave birth to accelerated climate change. I also knew that there were social movements and civic organizations pushing for major reforms on

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