Little is known about whether the funds would be given as concessionary loans – which formed the bulk of the JETP finance that was given to South Africa last year–or if there would be a larger proportion of grants given ...

Last year, at COP26, a significant development took place, when rich countries belonging to the G7 group announced initial finance to the tune of $8.5 billion to South Africa to help wean off coal and enable its transition to renewable ...

At the bottom of the Sierra Madre mountains sits a community that is sometimes forced to sit through the night without any electricity. The indigenous Dumagat Remontado community in Sitio Rawang, Tanay, Rizal, has yet to be connected to a ...

While tourism in Palawan is vibrant, constant power outages caused either by lack of power sources or inefficient distribution have hobbled the industry. What role will renewable energy play? ...

Environmental groups say that any policy shift should involve just transition. ...

The Philippines faces several challenges in the generation of green jobs such as lack of social safety nets, difficulty in the transition due to high capital costs and limited access to technology, and people’s lack of awareness on climate change. ...

And as a response to the city’s waste crisis, the local government of Davao City plans to construct a P2.5 billion waste-to-energy (WTE) facility, funded by a Japanese loan, on a 10-hectare property in Biao Escuela in the Tugbok District. ...

Just transition in the Philippines will be the focus for our 9 fellows reporting and learning about the key issue for their country. ...

Tell us, what would a ‘just transition’ look like for the Philippines? What are the key issues to be addressed to achieve this goal? ...

The Philippines has all the law to allow the clean and just transition after the COVID-19 pandemic and a series of natural disasters. What is stopping it from becoming greener? ...