Mga gagmayng kadaugan sa Glasgow

Isinulat ni Tony La Viña. Isinalin sa Bisaya ni Dinah Faye Balleco Original; Tagalog Aduna may mga kapakyasan ang Glasgow Climate Pact, aduna ni mga maayo nga bahin nga maayo. Ang mga halimbawa mao ang musunod: Ang Pact nag-ila sa kamahinungdanon o sa “the importance of ensuring the integrity of all ecosystems, including in forests, …

Mumunting tagumpay sa Glasgow

Isinulat ni Tony La Viña. Isinalin sa Filipino ni Jayvy Gamboa Original; Bisaya Bagamat ang Glasgow Climate Pact, sa kabuuan, ay isang pagkadismaya, mayroon din itong ilang kahangahangang bahagi. Tingnan ang mga halimbawa: Kinilala ng Pact na “the importance of ensuring the integrity of all ecosystems, including in forests, the ocean, and the cryosphere, and …

Small victories in Glasgow

Tagalog; Bisaya “It may have been a disappointment, but we have not yet been defeated.” While the Glasgow Climate Pact was, on the whole, a letdown, it does have some redeeming features. Below are some examples: The Pact recognized “the importance of ensuring the integrity of all ecosystems, including in forests, the ocean, and the …

Nasagmuyo, apan wala napildi, sa Glasgow

Isinulat ni Tony La Viña. Isinalin sa Bisaya ni Dinah Faye Balleco Original; Tagalog Sa ika-26 na panahon, ang mga Parties sa United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change nagtigom ug nagtapos sa tinuig na Conference of the Parties sa Glasgow, Scotland. Ang ilado ang COP26, nahitabo unta sa niagi nga tuig apan wala nadayon …

Nadismaya, ngunit hindi nabigo, sa Glasgow

Isinulat ni Tony La Viña. Isinalin sa Filipino ni Jayvy Gamboa Original; Bisaya Sa ika-26 na pagkakataon, nagtipon ang mga Party ng United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change para sa taunang Conference of the Parties sa Glasgow, Scotland. Dapat ay noong isang taon isinagawa ang COP 26 ngunit ipinagpaliban ito buhat ng pandemya. Ngayon …

Disappointed, not defeated, over Glasgow

Tagalog; Bisaya “At least the theme of just transition has now entered the mainstream.” For the 26th time, the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change convened and concluded its annual Conference of the Parties in Glasgow, Scotland. COP 26, as popularly known, was supposed to be held last year but was …

What the Philippines can contribute to win against Climate Change

“We must not contribute to our own destruction.” I have written many times that the global climate emergency is upon us. We are already experiencing its impact and it will only get worse. But are we helpless against climate change? Are the worst scenarios inevitable? Should we just give up and do what we can …

World Environment Day and the ongoing virtual climate talks

“To defeat this threat, the world must come together and cooperate based on common interests and shared values.” In the next weeks, with colleagues from the Manila Observatory and the Ateneo de Manila University, I will be attending the historic, first-ever purely virtual negotiations of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. Our team …

Gaslighting in the Nayong Pilipino Controversy

‘[A]s a lifetime advocate of environmental protection and the preservation of green spaces in cities, I could not see any possibility of such advocacies being incompatible with public health’ That is why I could not understand at first what the controversy over building a mega-vaccination site in Nayong Pilipino was all about. After all, as …

What the world must do about climate change

Co-Authored with Dr. Manny Solis ‘The sustainable development mechanism needs to be designed properly, with the right safeguards so there is no greenwashing or shifting of responsibilities to developing countries’ The following is Part 1 of a two-part series. You can read Part 2 here. Combating climate change can be compared to a tug of war …