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10 Reasons Why We Love Agam, A Book on Climate Change for the Benefit of Yolanda Survivors

Compiled narratives on uncertainty and climate change, written by 24 writers in 8 languages On June 24, 2014, the who’s who of the literary world gathered at Victorino’s in celebration of the first Philippine literary book on climate change. However, Renato Redentor Constantino (Executive Director of the Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities and a contributor to the book) clarified that it is more than just a book about the …Read More

Electric jeeps to double as mobile charging stations in Tacloban

by: Kim Luces for GMA News Online Electric jeepneys that double as mobile power stations — this is what one advocacy group is trying to make happen in Tacloban City in Eastern Visayas in an attempt to help solve both transport and power problems in the area as part of the RE-Charge Tacloban project.“We’ll schedule visits to communities that have no power as of now because there are still communities without power. Of …Read More

Book on Climate Change launched in Tacloban

TACLOBAN CITY–The first Philippine literary book on climate change was launched in UP Tacloban here on Saturday, June 28, 2014, the second in a series of launches set in Quezon City, Berkeley in San Francisco, and Manhattan in New York City. Titled Agam, an early Filipino word for foreboding and memory, the book broke new ground with its collection of 26 images and 24 narratives in eight languages. Inspired by …Read More

Philippine literary climate change book launched, called “Audacious, Groundbreaking”

Quezon City, June 24 – The first Philippine literary book on climate change was launched today in a jam-packed restaurant in Quezon City. Titled Agam, an early Filipino word for foreboding and memory, the book broke new ground with its collection of 26 images and 24 narratives in eight languages. “In my 20 years as a journalist and editor this is the first time I’ve worked on such an issue …Read More

Coming soon: Solar-powered eJeepneys in Tacloban

Tacloban, May 19 — A fleet of electric jeepneys powered by the sun will soon arrive in Tacloban after a solar-powered charging facility for the vehicles quietly broke ground in the coastal city on Monday. Once it goes into full swing, the facility will not only charge eJeepneys, it will also provide energy supplied by a 9.75 kilowatt hybrid solar photovoltaic system. The facility, will run commercial enterprises—including an Internet …Read More

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