JOHANNESBURG, South Africa (Nov. 27, 2015) — The number of adolescents dying from AIDS has tripled over the last 15 years, most of them having acquired the disease when they were infants, according to figures released Friday, November 27, by UNICEF.
November 27, 2015 — How does coal fit into the country’s energy and development equation? Our policy brief “Striking a Balance: Coal-Fired Power Plants in the Philippines Energy Future,” launched in a forum at the Ateneo School of Government (ASoG) last Tuesday, Continue reading The future of coal-fired power plants
MANILA, Philippines (Nov. 23, 2015) — In line with the celebration of World AIDS Day on December 1, the advocacy group LoveYourself, Inc. will be holding back-to-back events in a massive awareness campaign to help curb the rising cases of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections in the country.
November 17, 2015 — Cities are home to half the world’s population and produce around 75% of the world’s GDP and greenhouse gas emissions. By 2050, between 65% and 75% of the world population is projected to be living in cities, with more than 40 million people moving to cities each year. Continue reading Climate change and cities - a prime source of problems, yet key to a solution
November 13, 2015 — Almost 2bn people live in areas of the northern hemisphere that rely on melting snow as a crucial source of water. But a new study warns that this supply could be under threat from rising global temperatures.