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CHR to top carbon emitters – Face human rights probe

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‘For the first time, a national human rights body is officially taking steps to address the impacts of climate change on human rights and the responsibility of private actors,’ says environmental group Greenpeace

MANILA, Philippines (July 29, 2016) — In an unprecedented move, the Philippines’ Commission on Human Rights (CHR) has asked 47 of the world’s largest investor-owned fossil fuel and cement producers to respond to allegations their greenhouse gas emissions violated human rights of Filipinos.  Continue reading CHR to top carbon emitters – Face human rights probe

Review of PH energy policy underway

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‘It is the obligation of the government to act to save the people from climate change and not wait,’ says Emmanuel De Guzman, vice chair of the Climate Change Commission

MANILA, Philippines (May 26, 2016) — For the next 6 months, the Philippine government will embark on a comprehensive review of its energy policy aimed at cutting down dependence on coal, while taking into consideration the reality of climate change in crafting national and local development plans. Continue reading Review of PH energy policy underway