Partnership for the Bay

Last week, volunteers from all over Manila participated in the Manila Bay Clean Up and Rehabilitation Project led by the Manila Bay Sunset Partnership Program, Inc. (MPSPPI). The Group “has adopted the waste problem in the Manila Bay area as an advocacy” and has been working tirelessly to ensure the Bay area’s rehabilitation. They have also launched this awareness video,…

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Partnership brings city-level air quality agenda to new heights

10 August 2015, Washington DC, USA – The Cities Clean Air Partnership (CCAP) marks another milestone for better air quality as Asian and US cities convene in Washington DC to commemorate the city platform’s first year of implementation with a workshop. The workshop features technical sessions designed for Asian cities to accelerate progress in achieving better air quality through concrete…

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Clean Power Plan

President Barack Obama yesterday announced America’s climate change game changer — the Clean Power Plan. Three points to highlight on Obama’s speech: 1. The Clean Power Plan will cut carbon pollution from power plants by 32% below 2005 levels. In relatable talk, this means 166 million cars off the roads every year. Policies and programs initiated by the US usually…

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For the Love of Birds (and Birders)

“A bird does not sing because it has an answer.  It sings because it has a song.” – Chinese Proverb The most intimate experience I have had with a bird was when I rescued a maya (tree sparrow) back in college. It was raining one night and the poor maya was there literally chilling on our window, drenched, and unable…

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