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Category Archives: Environment
My first reaction to the “Sunset View Block Condominium” Billboard on CCP’s lawn would have been outrage, if I didn’t know better. If I didn’t take to heart GMA TV New’s Howie Severino’s slogan, “Think Before You Click”, I might … Continue reading
On top of the damage a Chinese fishing vessel had caused on World Heritage-listed Tubbataha Reef off Palawan in early April, Philippine authorities have reportedly made a striking discovery in the ship’s cargo hold — hundreds of frozen anteaters or … Continue reading
An Oligarchic Conspiracy is Behind High Fuel and Power Prices? One reason given for the country’s lag in industrial growth is that power rates and fuel prices in the country are among the highest in the Asia Pacific Region. Jane … Continue reading
The following is a re-post of my article “Day Ten, post Ondoy” originally posted on FilipinoVoices.com on the 7th October 2009. The article has since been included in Elbert Or’s After the Storm: Stories on Ondoy, an excellent collection of … Continue reading
President Noynoy Aquino will be giving his first State of the Nation Address (SONA) soon. If his army of speechwriters will have their way, his speech will be all about giving people “hope”. Hopefully, it will not be full of … Continue reading
In the “breakfast talk show” I catch every morning as I prepare for work, one of the guests was a guy talking about Peak Oil. Relying on my stock knowledge on that term (not being able to google it for … Continue reading
Again Philippine society steps up to presenting itself as a showcase of sad juxtaposition. Just a month ago, an outpouring of often well-publicised support and relief work marked the aftermath of the destruction wreaked by tropical cyclone Ondoy on Metro … Continue reading
This is our contribution to this year’s Blog Action Day theme — climate change. What we as ordinary people can contribute to the effort to combat climate change lies in some personal behaviours of ours that we have direct control … Continue reading
When will we step up to squarely facing the challenge of overcoming what has tormented us for the longest time? Thousands of Filipino lives have been lost and millions of dollars in property damage sustained as a result of disasters … Continue reading