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Private sector urged to support local climate resilience and 1.5 degree Paris goal

Corporate directors in the Philippines explored opportunities to accelerate climate action and resilience in coastal communities, as world leaders underscore greater climate action from the private sector in the ongoing climate talks in Glasgow. Business officials were presented with corridors where they could contribute to meeting the country’s Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) and the 1.5 degrees Celsius global warming threshold set in the Paris Agreement.

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Eleventh Hour: Why Mindanao is key to the clean energy future of the Philippines

In this week’s article for our Manila Bulletin column Eleventh Hour, Climate Reality Leader Philline Donggay highlighted the opportunity to deprioritize building utility-scale power plants requiring large transmission towers and advance distributed and decentralized clean energy systems that will better cater to the small pockets of unelectrified communities in the Mindanao region.

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