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#RealiTalk: International Day of the Girl Child with Pauline De Guzman

This year’s International Day of the Girl Child aims to celebrate adolescent girls who are making waves in the tech and digital world while emphasizing the need to close the gender digital divide.
In line with this, this month’s Realitalk features our conversation with Pinoy Climate Reality Leader Pauline De Guzman about the urgent need to provide young Filipino girls, specifically those in low-income areas, equal access to technology, connectivity, and digital skills.
Pauline, who works currently works at the United Nations Children’s Fund, delved into how digital connectivity and access to technology could further empower girls to have agency and control in building a brighter future and in participating in climate change adaptation and mitigation initiatives.

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Flipping the Philippine climate curve: Can we halve our emissions in 9 years?

As a developing country that contributes only half a percent of global annual emissions but will be badly hit by climate impacts, how important is it for the Philippines to reduce its emissions and by how much? What reduction targets has the government set, and how does this align with the science? How do our current and projected emissions compare to these targets? And what will it take to get us on track?

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