Meneleo Carlos Jr. dies at 95

Meneleo Carlos Jr. dies at 95

Meneleo J. Carlos Jr., businessman and industrialist known for his stewardship of the pioneering Philippine chemical conglomerate Resins Inc. as well as his active involvement in various national business organizations, died peacefully Friday night, May 17, at the age of 95.

Nuclear power: Matching rhetoric with actions

Nuclear power: Matching rhetoric with actions

Rodrigo Duterte has called on developed countries to take “deep and drastic cuts” in carbon emissions to avoid global warming, blaming wealthier states for the series of natural disasters that left a trail of death and destruction in the Philippines.

When food producers call for climate justice, everyone must listen

When food producers call for climate justice, everyone must listen

A recent UN report, titled “The Human Cost of Disasters,” showed that a total of 149 million Filipinos have been affected by 304 disasters in the past two decades, mainly climate disasters. Within this number are hundreds of thousands of farmers and fisherfolk whose livelihood sources are consistently devastated by strong typhoons, droughts, and sea level rise.

More funds to reduce climate impact of rice farming sought

More funds to reduce climate impact of rice farming sought

In a statement, the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) quoted Bjorn Ole Sander, Vietnam representative to the IRRI, as saying rice contributes about 1.5 percent of total greenhouse gas emissions, but doesn’t receive nearly as much of global climate investment.