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Statement of The Climate Reality Project Philippines on President Marcos’ 2023 State of the Nation Address

There is no real economic development without addressing the prevailing climate crisis.

We welcome President Marcos’ pronouncements recognizing the need to climate-proof the country’s economic agenda and his commitment to global decarbonization goals.

We challenge the President to not just talk the talk, but also walk the walk. We look forward to seeing concrete programs and policies that will accelerate the Philippines’ transition into a low-carbon economy.

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Climate Reality PH lauds House Resolution No. 02605

The Climate Reality Project Philippines lauds House Resolution No. 02605 expressing the sense of the House of Representatives for climate justice, strengthened implementation of climate change and environmental sustainability laws in the country, and for developed countries to deliver on their commitments.

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DOE policy prioritizing RE dispatch in WESM a step towards a cleaner, cheaper, and more reliable power system

The Department of Energy (DOE) is taking the right steps toward achieving energy security and affordability in the country. This was the reaction of The Climate Reality Project Philippines to the recent pronouncement of the DOE that it will issue in the third quarter of this year a new policy declaring all renewable energy (RE) plants as preferential dispatch units in the wholesale electricity spot market (WESM).

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Youth Cluster Solidarity Message for the March 25 Global Climate Strike

We stand now where two roads diverge. But unlike the roads in Robert Frost’s familiar poem, they are not equally fair. The road we have long been traveling is deceptively easy, a smooth superhighway on which we progress with great speed, but at its end lies disaster. The other fork of the road–the one less traveled by–offers our last, our only chance to reach a destination that assures the preservation of our earth. The choice, after all, is ours to make.” These words were written more than half a century ago by Rachel Carson, one of the pioneers of environmentalism, yet they hold true today more than ever before.

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