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GEOP generates massive savings to power costs

Companies that have switched to renewable energy through the Green Energy Option Program (GEOP) attested that they have generated significant savings in energy costs, during the webinar “100% Renewable Energy Within Reach: Empowering Entities through the Green Energy Option Program” held online on 11 November 2022.

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Research, science must drive the inclusion of biodiversity protection and conservation in local dev’t plans

Research and assessments on biodiversity and conservation should inform and shape the formulation of local government development plans such as the Comprehensive Land Use Plan and Forest Land Use Plan to address threats to biodiversity, Dr. Archiebald Baltazar Malaki of Cebu Technological University (CTU)- Climate Change and Resilience Center Director, said this during the sixth episode of Klima Ug Kalikupan entitled “Ang Karon ug Ugma: Biodiversity sa Sugbo.”

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Climate and disaster risk assessments critical in resilience building

Understanding the underlying drivers of risks is a crucial first step in disaster risk reduction and management (DRRM) and climate change adaptation and mitigation (CCAM) planning of local government units (LGUs). The 33rd episode of The Climate Reality Project Philippines’ Klimatotohanan webcast series entitled “Resilience from Below: Local Governments at the Forefront of Climate Disasters” underscored this in celebration of the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction

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Climate Vulnerability Monitor: Climate change causes loss and damage, unequally impacts vulnerable nations and indiscriminately creates global crises

A flagship report entitled “Climate Vulnerability Monitor, 3rd edition: A Planet on Fire”, commissioned by the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) and the Vulnerable Twenty (V20) Group of Ministers of Finance of the CVF presented stark proof that climate change impacts generate loss and damage, globally creating crises for society, human health and development. Disclosing comprehensive new data on the impact of climate change, the report also highlighted the asymmetric consequences for society which deepen global inequalities with poorer and more vulnerable nations the hardest hit.

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