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Youth-led policy review calls for a national ban on SUPs; cites best plastic management practices from Marikina, Makati, and QC

There is a dire need for the enactment of House Bill (HB) No. 9147 or the Single-use Plastic Products Regulation Act on account of the grave impacts of plastic pollution in the country, according to a policy note recently released by a group of AB Development Studies students at the Ateneo De Manila University and The Climate Reality Project Philippines

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Youth leaders call on candidates to act on climate change

Strong climate leadership is an imperative in this critical decade for climate action—our last window of opportunity to limit global warming to 1.5˚C. This was emphasized by youth leaders and climate advocates in the 27th episode of The Climate Reality Project Philippines’ Klimatotohanan webcast series entitled “Boto ng Kabataan para sa Klima at Kinabukasan.”

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Climate Reality PH: Next administration must scrap policies that favor fossil fuel companies

The next set of leaders must put an end to policies that favor fossil fuel companies, specifically provisions that allow them to pass the higher costs on to the Filipino people. This was reiterated by Ms. Nazrin Castro, Philippines Branch Manager of The Climate Reality Project, during the briefing organized by the Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities (ICSC) entitled “Looming Elections and Power Outages: Advancing affordable, reliable, and secure energy in the next administration.”

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Abante, Babae: Empowering women to take more leadership roles in the agriculture and food sector

As the climate crisis continues to adversely impact agriculture and food systems, women should take more space in making the sector more sustainable and climate-smart. This was emphasized by women leaders, movers, and advocates in the agriculture and food sector during the 25th episode of The Climate Reality Project Philippines’ Klimatotohanan webcast series entitled “Making Women Count: Why Gender Matters in Building Climate-Resilient Food Systems”, where they zeroed in on the interlinkages between gender, climate change, and sustainable food systems.

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