BenCyrus Ellorin - THINK ABOUT IT TH!NK ABOUT IT #2 en EJC Copyright 2013 2013-04-11T23:25:20+00:00 BenCyrus Ellorin - Depensa! campaign pushes for P2-billion climate change finance A legislation is pushed in the Philippine Congress to fund climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction dubbed People's Survival Fund. Natural Disasters 2010-11-22T02:03:36+00:00 BenCyrus Ellorin - Climate Change Commission vice chair puts Philippines in diplomatic dillema Usurpation by Climate Change Commission vice chair may have implications in the Mindanao Peace process Climate Politics 2010-11-17T05:24:03+00:00 BenCyrus Ellorin - Office of Philippine President reaches out to climate groups Meeting with Palace and climate campaigners a go, but President Noynoy Aquino not attending. Climate Politics 2010-11-13T00:17:35+00:00 BenCyrus Ellorin - The unfortunate shift to non-renewables of Mindanao in southern Philippines A highly vulnerable country, the Philippine government claims to double its renewable energy capacity from 4,500 megawatts to 9,000 megawatts in 2020. In its second largest island, Mindanao, the trend is a shift from renewable energy to non-renewable energy. This trends creates doubts about the government's declared shift to clean energy. Alternative Energies 2010-11-01T05:37:47+00:00 BenCyrus Ellorin - Perspectives from Mindanao, Philippines: The planning imperative and sustainable energy Weighing Mindanao power problems: the case for renewable energy Alternative Energies 2010-10-30T05:45:44+00:00 BenCyrus Ellorin - 2 months before Cancun, Philippine Climate Commission still in disarray Less than two months before the Cancun Climate Change Summit, the Philippine Climate Chance Commission is in disarray. A highly vulnerable developing country, a law that creates the Climate Change Commission puts the President, the highest public official of the country to head the Commission. He however still has to convene the Commission en banc. Climate Politics 2010-10-30T05:10:21+00:00 BenCyrus Ellorin - Billion dollar loans for climate change unjust Data coming from the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) revealed that the Philippines loaned a total of U$586,592,639.00 for climate change adaptation compared to the grants it got of only U$369,847,995.00. Climate Politics 2010-10-29T02:24:25+00:00 BenCyrus Ellorin - Chilling Copenhagen Misdeal The COP15's failing has to do with the rich countries blaming the poor. The big winner however is China. Climate Politics 2010-10-27T09:19:33+00:00