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Media Release from OML Center: International climate science and reporting experts share knowledge with Filipino communicators

A series of exclusive webinars featured a roster of international experts who shared knowledge and tips that will help participants become better climate communicators and advocates.

During the twice-weekly sessions that lasted for one and a half months, climatologists, oceanographers, visual storytellers, and researchers shared their insights that benefitted fellows of the Climate Media Labs.

Subsumed under the Balangay Project of the Oscar M. Lopez Center, the Labs have featured 22 experts based both here and abroad.

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Mobility Awards goes nationwide

In time for the second global observance of the International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies, the National Round of the Mobility Awards was officially launched, encouraging everyone to nominate their bike-friendly cities, workplaces and business establishments outside of Metro Manila. Following last year’s successful Mobility Awards in Metro Manila, this years’ awards will focus on recognizing acts of leadership promoting cycling and active modes of transportation in commuting across other cities in the country.

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BDO, BPI, DOE call to bridge clean energy financing gap

Banco de Oro (BDO) Capital and Investment Corporation and the Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) today called for the shift of financial flows towards the 1.5 degrees Celsius global warming threshold of the Paris Agreement in order to address climate and energy transition risks and increase resilience. They also stressed the critical need to address challenges in financing renewable energy projects, as raised by Department of Energy Undersecretary Felix William Fuentebella.

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