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How do we put more ejeepneys, electric and hybrid buses, and other low-carbon vehicles on the road?

by Reina Garcia Last month, I swapped the cool January days of Tacloban for a couple of even colder January days of Tagaytay for a workshop organized by United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and Department of Transportation and Communication (DOTC). The workshop is one of the first steps to the implementation of a joint project titled “Promotion of Low Carbon Urban Transport Systems in the Philippines”, whose objective is to …Read More

RE-Charging Tacloban with green transport

Philippine Daily Inquirer, November 2, 2014 There is massive potential in using renewable energy to rebuild areas devastated by weather disasters while promoting the concept of “transformational adaptation and resilience.” It is not enough to just cope with global warming. Transforming society, through the pursuit of more sustainable pathways of development, such as with clean energy and transport, will make communities more resilient. Climate change adaptation “needs to be reconceptualized …Read More