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#RealiTalk: Strengthening Local Climate Change Adaptation Actions with Vice Mayor Alfredo Coro II

For this month’s Realitalk, we talked to Pinoy Climate Reality Leader Alfredo Coro II about the impacts of Typhoon Odette (international name Rai) on the municipality of Del Carmen, Siargao where he serves as Vice Mayor. In this feature, he walked us through the climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction measures implemented in his municipality that helped reduce loss and damage from Odette—from climate change education, mangrove rehabilitation, establishment of sea walls against storm surges to the conduct of climate and disaster risk assessment and updating of local climate change action and disaster risk reduction plans.

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#RealiTalk: International Day of Education with Rey Sario

In celebration of the International Day of Education, our first #RealiTalk for 2022 aims to highlight the critical role of education in raising a generation of advocates for climate action and sustainable development in the country.

In this regard, we talked to Pinoy Climate Reality Leader and Mentor Rey “McRey” Sario on how to advance climate change education for elementary and high school students.

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#RealiTalk: International Day of the Girl Child with Pauline De Guzman

This year’s International Day of the Girl Child aims to celebrate adolescent girls who are making waves in the tech and digital world while emphasizing the need to close the gender digital divide.
In line with this, this month’s Realitalk features our conversation with Pinoy Climate Reality Leader Pauline De Guzman about the urgent need to provide young Filipino girls, specifically those in low-income areas, equal access to technology, connectivity, and digital skills.
Pauline, who works currently works at the United Nations Children’s Fund, delved into how digital connectivity and access to technology could further empower girls to have agency and control in building a brighter future and in participating in climate change adaptation and mitigation initiatives.

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#RealiTalk: International Day of Democracy with Golda Hilario

In observance of International Day of Democracy, this month’s #Realitalk delved into the urgent need to prioritize the needs of the majority of Filipinos who do not have cars and to promote a culture of feedback, data generation, and collaboration to make urban mobility systems more optimal for every Filipino commuter.

In this feature, Pinoy Climate Reality Leader Golda Hilario talked about why mobility is a feature of democracy and how the Philippines are faring so far in terms of addressing gaps in its urban transport system.

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