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
Open Letter to Meralco Shareholders on the Occasion of the Annual Shareholders Meeting of the Manila Electric Company
"Change is about to happen in the world, and you as a Meralco shareholder can help bring it to the Philippines. Through the exercise of your rights, you can help bring about energy transformation in the Philippines, led by Meralco...As the world begins to focus on sustainability, Meralco can be the pioneer in this country. And you, as a shareholder, can start the process." This letter is also published in the May 26, 2020 issue of the Philippine Daily Inquirer.Read More
COVID-19 and the Climate Crisis
On April 24, President Rodrigo Duterte in a national address announced the extension of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) to May 15 in high risk areas to combat COVID-19, as local cases of infection and deaths continue to rise. The additional time that this offers before economic and social activities resume must be used by the government as an opportunity to evaluate how it can realign the economy in light of the crisis, making it more sustainable and responsive to the needs of the people.Read More
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The Center for Energy, Ecology, and Development is a research institution that advocates for energy democracy, ecological integrity, and a people-centered development path. A young organization established in 2015, CEED is composed of individuals with a heart for the environment and for the people.