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5 things you can do to reduce global carbon footprint

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For an environmental issue as big as climate change, the smallest things still do matter. Homeowners can take these five simple steps so that they can do their share in reducing the carbon footprint human activities leave on this planet. The carbon footprint is a measure of how great an activity has toward contributing to greenhouse gases, a major component of climate change.

Posted: July 12th, 2014 in Inquirer Features,Property Guide | Read More »

Disaster mitigation to get 2015 budget boost

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Natural disaster mitigation will get special attention next year via an “unprecedented” increase in funding in next year’s budget for measures to help the country cope with the effects of a warming earth.

Posted: June 24th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Dev’t of more renewable energy sources urged

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The Philippines is third in the list of countries most vulnerable to storms, floods, earthquakes, droughts and sea-level rise, with the South Pacific island nations of Vanuatu and Tonga ranking much higher.

Posted: June 7th, 2014 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

Gov’ts ‘overlook climate’ in dev’t planning

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As the Asia-Pacific region pursues economic development to catch up with the rich West, policymakers are mostly overlooking one crucial detail—climate change—that could spell disaster moving forward.

Posted: May 24th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

Is a ‘carbon neutral’ energy future possible?

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Much has been said about the perils of countries’ dependence on high carbon energy sources. But is it possible to have a “carbon neutral” future?

Posted: May 23rd, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

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