Tag: climate change
1st Google Startups Accelerator supports tech solutions to global issues
Google has opened the first Google for Startups Accelerator: Circular Economy which aims to support startups and nonprofits in APAC and North America that are using tech to solve global challenges such as pollution, waste and recycling, and climate change and biodiversity loss.
National Geographic praises Philippines’ coral reefs among world’s best but threatened
National Geographic Magazine has praised the Philippines' coral reefs as among the world's best while calling attention to threats of climate change and destructive fishing practices.
5 Philippine universities join UN Race to Zero Carbon World campaign
The Philippines' De La Salle University - Dasmarinas, UST Angelicum College, Iloilo Science and Technology University, Tarlac Agricultural University, and Comteq Computer and Business College have been listed in the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Race to Zero Carbon World campaign to rally leadership and action in the education sector towards a net-zero carbon footprint.
University of Santo Tomas joins Liter of Light call for climate action to ward...
The Pontifical and Royal University of Santo Tomas (UST) in Manila has joined the Liter of Light global solar lighting movement to call for urgent action on the ongoing climate crisis to ward off storms like Odette which recently caused severe damage to life and property in the Philippines.
Sara Jane Ahmed is 1st Filipina-Bangladeshi winner of Climate Breakthrough Award
Renewable energy expert Sara Jane Ahmed has made history as the first Filipina-Bangladeshi recipient of the Climate Breakthrough Award, the largest environmental award of its kind.
Climate change education microsite now accessible for Filipino youth
The Climate Change Education microsite launched by the Department of Education (DepEd) is helping teach Filipino youth about environmental topics like global warming and boosting climate change literacy of students in the basic education curriculum.
LIST: 6 Philippine universities in GreenMetric World University Rankings
Six Philippine universities are included in the GreenMetric World University Rankings that measure the promotion of the reduction of carbon footprint towards developing environmentally-friendly universities.
10 Youth Films on Climate Change Awareness Showcased in Klima Film Fest
Ten Filipino youth-led films about climate change awareness are being showcased in the very timely "Klima Film Festival" (KFF) competition.
Ang Huling El Bimbo, Rak of Aegis stars unite for climate change online musical
The casts of Original Filipino Musicals "Ang Huling El Bimbo" and "Rak of Aegis" got together online to present the new original musical "Tatsulok: A Trilogy for Change" and call for unified action to address environmental issues.
MEET: Christine Amour-Levar, 1st Filipina to cross Greenland’s Arctic Circle Trail for HER Planet...
Meet Christine Amour-Levar, the first Filipina who crossed Greenland's Arctic Circle Trail using fatbikes while raising awareness and funds to help Asian women severely affected by climate change.
WWF Panda picks Muntinlupa, Batangas, Santa Rosa for One Planet City Challenge Global Finals
Muntinlupa, Batangas, and Santa Rosa cities were named global finalists in the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) One Planet City Challenge (OPCC) which encourages participating cities around the world to develop environmentally sustainable practices.
NASA team starts Philippine climate joint study with Filipino researchers
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) science aircraft P-3B has started flying over Philippine skies to signal the start of the United States agency's joint climate study with Filipino researchers led by the...
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