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
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
By Rebekah Shirley, ERG PhD Candidate Can an innovation in charging vehicles turn into the vehicle for more innovation? What works, what sticks? May be risky business to find out, but it’s well worth the ride….