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Fair Climate Policy, Our Contributions

iCSC led the crafting and passage of Republic Act 10174, which established the People’s Survival Fund, the first funding mechanism dedicated to supporting the adaptation agenda of local governments and communities. iCSC contributes to Philippine climate policy development by (1) promoting innovative climate change-driven risk transfer mechanisms such as weather-indexed insurance and (2) championing the integration of environmental and social safeguards with direct access climate finance. iCSC is part of the Adaptation Finance Accountability Initiative (AFAI) an international program on tracking adaptation funds.

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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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Solar Facility to Provide Energy, Jobs in Tacloban

By: ABS-CBNnews.com TACLOBAN CITY — A solar facility is being built in Tacloban City to provide an alternative source of power and livelihood for the victims of Typhoon ‘Yolanda’. “The RE-Charge facility will be powered by Tacloban sunshine and Filipino grit. Elements from the typhoon Yolanda relief effort were employed

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A promising adaptation mix

By: Kairos dela Cruz There is no mistaking that climate change is upon us. We are no longer talking about projections. We are experiencing impacts, both episodic and slow-onset, now. This is the working timeline in this year’s Asia Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Forum 2014 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The

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Tacloban City: Building Back Healthier

By Chloe Elizabeth Hill As an ex-personal trainer I have always loved the atmosphere of a gym.  The perspiration, the determination and the endorphins. Tacloban’s Quick Fits gym is no exception. The owner, Allen Patano, has owned the gym since 2004 and his clientele has grown ever since.  Bouncing back

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Back On Track

By Danica Marie Supnet I visited the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) last August 28, 2014 and I was pleasantly surprised. Three different key offices of the Bureau of Maintenance (BOM) of DPWH implement the three largest chunks of funding allocated by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)

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