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What’s SUP: Young Climate Reality Leaders’ Crusade Against Plastic

It started out as all things do—with the dipping of our toes in the proverbial waters. Only this time, we found our toes in waters filled with plastic. Plastic has truly found its way into every aspect of our lives—in the clothes we wear, the products on our skin, in our canals and streets, and in the food we eat. It is not only the most tangible element of environmental degradation, but also the most ubiquitous as well. My generation grew up with it and the throwaway culture surrounding it: the straws and cups that only lasted one meal, the needless layers of plastic in packaging… and we thought: enough. Actually, too much

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Policy Brief–Developing the National Bicycle Policy

As the economy gradually opens up amid the pandemic, Filipinos keenly anticipate whether many of the “old normal” conditions will still hold true or whether new developments will prevail in the “new normal.” One of the challenges that would probably still be present would be the traffic situation. It is therefore an opportune time for the government to assess what it needs to continue doing, what it needs to stop doing and what it needs to start doing in addressing the issue of traffic.

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World Youth Says: “In the face of common anxiety, we are all not immune.”

On Earth Day, 40 country leaders connected through a video conference for the “Leaders Summit on Climate.” It was different from G7 or G20 meetings for big countries and different from ASEAN or APEC for regional countries. Leaders who stood out in this conference and received much attention were not only from the traditionally powerful countries but also from countries such as Bangladesh, East Timor, Gabon, Paraguay, and more that are not well-known internationally or strong economically.

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