updated Wed. September 28, 2022
December 23, 2017
In an interview through Facebook Messenger, Renato Redentor Constantino, executive director of the Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities, said the term is “not as important as its description.” He said a modern economy that is efficient, sustainable, resilient, inclusive, regenerative and democraticÃâÃÂ ...
December 17, 2017
Meanwhile, Renato Redentor Constantino, Executive Director of Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities, described the carbon tax as a “corrective initiative.” “The ultimate goal must be an energy-secure economy that is more efficiently and more reliably powered by clean energy. Keeping to the ParisÃâÃÂ ...
August 31, 2017
Renato Redentor Constantino, executive director of the ICSC, says the government must work harder to harness the country's solar power potential. With the ample amount of sunlight it enjoys throughout the year, the country could pivot to cleaner, more sustainable and cheaper energy, he says as heÃâÃÂ ...
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August 21, 2017
Climate change leadership is not often attributed to work undertaken by the Department of Finance (DOF), but it is hard to miss the stand-up job Secretary Carlos Dominguez has been leading. This is evident in the tax reform initiatives his team has proffered to the Senate. On last Thursday's tax reformÃâÃÂ ...
July 24, 2017
It is consistent with his push to ratify the Paris Agreement," said Renato Redentor Constantino, executive director of the Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities. The group also urged the Cabinet to follow Duterte's lead and take advantage of their position to implement policies to protect the country fromÃâÃÂ ...
July 24, 2017
President Rodrigo Duterte underscored the need for environmental conservation and protection in his lengthy State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday afternoon, July 24, eliciting praise from at least one environmental watchdog. "Ang palayan natuyo, at ang soil nag-crack, so farmers can't eatÃâÃÂ ...
July 4, 2017
Joining her during the launch were Ramon Sunico, a National Fellow for Poetry at the University of the Philippines Creative Writing Center; Renato Redentor Constantino, executive director of the Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities; and Romulo Baquiran Jr., professor of the University of theÃâÃÂ ...
March 14, 2017
Climate Reality Project Philippines, the local branch of the climate action group founded by former United States Vice President Al Gore, welcomed the ratification as an “important step” toward fighting the effects of climate change. Renato Redentor Constantino, executive director of the Institute for ClimateÃâÃÂ ...
March 1, 2017
“We did not doubt President Duterte's intention to act on climate change. By signing the Paris Agreement, his administration is asserting its leadership role in the [United Nations] climate negotiations,” said Renato Redentor Constantino, ICSC executive director, in a statement. “Committing to the agreementÃâÃÂ ...
November 4, 2016
“By ratifying the Paris Climate Agreement, the Philippines will maintain its voice of leadership and use the upcoming negotiations as a platform to seek far more urgent climate action,” said ICSC Executive Director Renato Redentor Constantino, referring to the upcoming climate talks in Morocco. He arguedÃâÃÂ ...
October 30, 2016
Renato Redentor Constantino, Executive Director of the Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities (ICSC), agreed: “Ratifying the Paris Climate Agreement is in the best interest of the Philippines and the Filipino people. It ensures that our leadership is maintained internationally, and gives us the platform toÃâÃÂ ...
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