Environment News

US accused of ‘poisoning’ UN climate talks amid global protests

By Press TV The United States has been “poisoning” UN-sponsored climate talks in Bangkok, Thailand, while environmental activists stage protests across the globe. The 6-day talks between world nations aims to determine how to finance the fight against global warming. The issue of how funds are made available to developing nations has emerged as a key sticking point at the talks, […]

Environment Health News

Duterte administration urged to protect environment by implementing Ecological Solid Waste Management Act

By Nelson Flores, Ll.B., MSCK IN the lead up to World Environment Day on June 5, an environment and public health watchdog called on the sitting administration to actively enforce Republic Act 9003 (the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act) and clean up the country’s 42,044 barangays. The EcoWaste Coalition directed its appeal to the Duterte […]

Environment News

Environment friendly barangays leaders needed – EcoWaste Coalition

By Nelson Flores, Ll.B., MSCK THE EcoWaste Coalition pleaded to the thousands of aspiring barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan leaders to take the cudgels for Mother Earth and make environment protection their priority projects. The Philippine based environmental group made the plea Saturday shortly after the Commission on Elections started a seven day period wherein it […]

Environment Health News

Environmentalists and labor groups demanded the fulfillment of Canadian PM promise to take back toxic waste

By Nelson Flores, LlB., MSCK A COALITION of environmentalists and a labor center demanded that the Canadian government provide a timeline to show when it will take out the toxic waste it illegally shipped to the Philippines months after it pledged to do so. The demand was made in the middle of this week by […]