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Eleventh Hour at the Manila Bulletin

Eleventh Hour: Defending paradise has never been this challenging

In our column “Eleventh Hour” this week at the Manila Bulletin, Pinoy Climate Reality Leader McRey Sario wrote about the recent screening of the documentary film Delikado at the St. Joseph’s Academy of Las Piñas (SJA), where he serves as the head of the Student Services Department.

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Makati City, British Embassy host first Poets for Climate exhibit

The first Poets for Climate Exhibit opened today at the City Hall of Makati featuring 12 poems depicting how the climate crisis is undoing and transforming the landscapes and places we call home. The exhibit, entitled “The Making And Unmaking of Places: Stories of Loss, Resilience, And Restoration Using Poetry and Art,” is curated by The Climate Reality Project Philippines in partnership with the City Government of Makati and the British Embassy in Manila. It will run at the city hall until November 7 and will travel to the University of Makati and Glorietta in the following weeks.

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More streamlined policies and strategies needed to achieve PH RE goals

Increasing the renewable energy share in the Philippine power mix to 35% by 2030 and 50% by 2050 would require policymakers to amend the Implementing Rules and Regulations of the Renewable Energy Act of 2008, revisit the Electric Power Industry Reform Act (EPIRA), and reinforce the implementation of Electric Vehicle Industry Development Act.

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GEOP improvements can answer corporate demand for 100% renewable energy

A new White Paper prepared by the Clean Energy Investment Accelerator or CEIA, an international initiative, shows that one payment scheme under the Green Energy Program (GEOP) offers a fixed discount from the monthly rate offered by the local distribution utilities, with the discounted rates potentially reaching 5 to 12 percent lower than the prevailing generation rate. It also underscores the slow uptake among energy consumers within the first 8 months of the GEOP’s implementation. Factors contributing to the lack of participation include limited awareness among potential buyers and inability for businesses who lease their facilities to engage directly with retail electricity suppliers.

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Eleventh Hour at the Manila Bulletin

Eleventh Hour: The EPR Act and the pursuit of a circular economy

Youth participation is critical in drafting the Implementing Rules and Regulations of Republic Act No. 11898 or the Extended Producer Responsibility Act and crafting more policies that will enable a circular economy. This was emphasized in our column Eleventh Hour this week written by our Communications Officer, Mary Jane San Juan.

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