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Climate and energy crisis? Go local

In a roundtable discussion, the Center for Liberalism and Democracy engaged with policy makers, experts, and environmental advocates to talk about the current climate and energy situation in the country, Oct. 07.

Titled “Sustainable Tomorrow: Transitioning to a Greener Future,” the forum covered basic data analysis of the impact of climate change in the Philippines, the Philippines’ contribution to greenhouse gases (GHG) emissions, electrical energy sources, renewable and sustainable energy resources, and the role of government in lessening the GHG emissions of the country.

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SONA2022: On highlights and omissions

“[Restorative justice] is a very radical idea. Binabasag nito ang nakasanayan na sistema na ang pagkulong ay punishment. Na ang solusyon sa krimen at krimenalidad ay ang pagpaparusa sa mga taong nakalabag dito,” said Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines Episcopal Commission on Prison Pastoral Care (CBCP ECPPC) national coordinator Gerry Bernabe.

(Restorative justice is a very radical idea. It challenges the long withstanding system of imprisonment as punishment; that criminal offenders must be punished for their crimes through imprisonment.)

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Restorative Justice: Push for Active Accountability

“[Restorative justice] is a very radical idea. Binabasag nito ang nakasanayan na sistema na ang pagkulong ay punishment. Na ang solusyon sa krimen at krimenalidad ay ang pagpaparusa sa mga taong nakalabag dito,” said Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines Episcopal Commission on Prison Pastoral Care (CBCP ECPPC) national coordinator Gerry Bernabe.

(Restorative justice is a very radical idea. It challenges the long withstanding system of imprisonment as punishment; that criminal offenders must be punished for their crimes through imprisonment.)

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Mobility for All: Let’s HIKE!

As part of its Freedom Spaces Initiative, CLD and FNF Philippines conducted #CommutersNaman: Karapatan ang Mobilidad, an online forum centered on the Magna Carta for Dignified Commuting, last February 28.

Landscape architect Paulo Alcazaren and Ira Angelo Cruz of AltMobilityPH, an organization dedicated to making transport sustainable and inclusive, served as speakers of the forum. Active transport specialist Karen Crisostomo and Riz Supreme Comia of Move As One Coalition served as reactors; and Cristina Batalla of GoodGovPH served as moderator.

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