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Can CBCP achieve fossil fuel divestment by 2025?

CBCP's goal to fully divest from fossil fuels by 2025 is still well within reach. But it has to be invested in necessary steps to achieve it

Manila archdiocese divests from ‘coal, other destructive businesses’

Cardinal Jose Advincula said the move was made ‘years ago’ in response to the calls of Pope Francis’ 2015 encyclical “Laudato Si”

Pro-environment group renews call for clean energy on Laudato Si’ Week 

The benefits of renewable energy of affordable and reliable electricity, green jobs, clean power, and climate hope “are stark as ever today”

China approves coal power surge despite emissions pledge: Greenpeace

At least 20.45 gigawatts (GW) of coal-fired power have been approved in the first three months of 2023, Greenpeace said

Mindanao diocese raises alarm as coal mining project starts

Bishop Casicas of Marbel said the mere extraction of coal “will critically affect the communities and the environment downstream”

Mindanao diocese initiates anti-coal campaign

The signature campaign aims to convince the provincial government to reverse its endorsement of dirty energy projects

Philippine climate campaigners urge China’s Xi to showcase renewable energy leadership

At the 2021 United Nations General Assembly, Xi made the policy announcement on coal projects, adding a pledge to deal with climate change

Green groups laud Philippine bank’s exit from coal financing

BDO Unibank Inc. recognizes that the banking sector plays a “critical role” in the country’s transition to a low-carbon economy

Philippine frontline communities demand higher air standards, end to use of...

Greenpeace said the best way to address the air pollution from the energy sector is to transition to renewable energy sources

Faith-based group reiterates call on financial institutions to say ‘goodbye to...

The Rizal Commercial Banking Corp., or RCBC, has announced that it is planning to abandon coal financing by 2031

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