Withdraw from Coal: Coal Divestment Scorecard April 2021
Withdraw from Coal (WFC) unveils an April 2021 update of its Coal Divestment Scorecard, a tool developed by WFC to help Philippine banks and their stakeholders assess their exposure to coal and the accompanying risks and impacts of financing it, ahead this year’s Earth Day and the Annual Stockholders Meetings of three banks found to be the biggest local financiers of coal in the last decade.Read more
Why the PH natural gas development bills are climate-blind | Policy brief
In renewable energy-rich and climate-vulnerable Philippines, both houses of Congress are deliberating bills that seek to develop the midstream and down-stream fossil gas industries. bridge, in the country’s low-carbon transition. While we have yet to fully phase-out the coal industry, the single largest driver of the climate emergency, we are yet again developing another fossil fuel without a clear phase-out plan in sight.Read more
Leaving Behind ADB's Dirty Energy Legacy: Civil Society Critical Reflections and Recommendations
Civil society groups are challenging the Asian Development Bank anew to jumpstart Asia’s energy transition by decarbonizing its energy investments portfolio. Read CEED and the NGO Forum on ADB's latest publication here.Read more
The Decade In Review: Expanding Coal, Lagging Renewables, and Rising Fossil Gas
Expanding coal, lagging development of renewable energy, and rising use of fossil gas - this is the gloomy reality that a review of the past decade's energy landscape showed. There is, however, much reason to believe that the tides will soon turn in favor of clean and affordable energy for all.Read More
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