Contract signing participants (right to left) Cainta Mayor Johnielle Kieth Nieto, Former DOH Undersecretary and Mag -Pinggang-Pinoy® Tayo! 2019 Technical Working Group (TWG) Chairman Dr. Ethelyn Nieto, DOH CALABARZON Division Chief Dr. Noel Pasion, FNRI Science Research Specialist Ms. Jovina Sandoval, and APC Group President Tsutomu Nara. Also present are Technical Working Group Committee members (standing from right to left) Cainta Municipal Health Officer Dr. Edgardo Gonzaga, Nutritionist- Dietitian Ms. Fely Velandria, RND, MSc., Ajinomoto Director Mr. Andrew Ong and Health Marketing Specialist Mr. Joevin Eusebio.

Cainta embraces Mag-PinggangPinoy Tayo! Program

The ceremonial contract signing held last September 20, 2019 at Cainta Elementary School was graced by former DOH Undersecretary and Mag -Pinggang-Pinoy Tayo! 2019 Technical Working Group (TWG) Chairman Dr. Ethelyn P. Nieto, Cainta Mayor JohnielleKieth Nieto, Cainta Vice Mayor Ace Bernardo Servillon, DOH CALABARZON Division Chief Dr. Noel Pasion, FNRI Science Research Specialist II Ms. Jovina B. Sandoval, and APC Group President Tsutomu Nara.

Students from Manila, Bacolod, Dumaguete lead the charge against fossil fuels

Campus-led events mark end of #GlobalClimateStrike week

“Based on the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report, we have less than 11 years to avert catastrophic climate change. We already know the consequences of this worsening climate crisis, and we can no longer put off ending the age of coal, one of the leading sources of our country’s GHG emissions,” said Atty. Avril de Torres of the Ecological Justice League of Youth Leaders (EJL), who organized the campus event.

This photo shows an submerged housing area in Kurashiki, Okayama prefecture, western Japan Monday, July 9, 2018. People prepared for risky search and cleanup efforts in southwestern Japan on Monday, where several days of heavy rainfall had set off flooding and landslides in a widespread area. (Kyodo News via AP)

Community Leaders declare Climate Emergency Communities from Greater Manila Area

“Ten years ago, in the aftermath of Typhoons Pepeng and Ondoy, the Philippine Movement for Climate Justice (PMCJ) initiated consultations and assembled which led to the creation of the Peoples’ Urgent Demands,” said PMCJ National Coordinator Ian Rivera. “This is a comprehensive list of necessary actions needed by marginalized sectors such as farmers, fisherfolk, women, indigenous peoples, and the urban poor, covering various climate-related issues.”