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Let’s find balance between coal and renewables

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FINDING A BALANCE. ‘We lack capacity for dependable power. We can’t just merely rely on renewables for now,’ DOE Secretary Alfonso Cusi says. Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler

‘We have to help one another find that solution. I’m sure Ms. Gina Lopez is open to a solution to adequate power supply,’ says Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi

MANILA, Philippines (July 4, 2016) — “We cannot just discount coal,” Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi said in reaction to Environment Secretary Gina Lopez’s advocacy to stop coal-fired power plants. Continue reading Let’s find balance between coal and renewables

Sumilao farmers, 2016 polls also a fight for a better future

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NO LAND. Noland Peñas is one of the 22 farmers who traveled from Sumilao to Manila. Photo by Pat Nabong/Rappler

The Sumilao farmers, who are supporting vice presidential bet Leni Robredo, hope to see marginalized sectors benefit from the elections

MANILA, Philippines (May 6, 2016) — The story behind Noland Peñas’ name is quite straightforward. Continue reading Sumilao farmers, 2016 polls also a fight for a better future