Eufrocinio Bernabe Jr, assistant secretary at the Department of Finance, making a pitch for the Maharlika Investment Fund at 'Unlocking capital for sustainability' Philippines, says it is an additional source of capital for renewables.
Decades of logging, urbanisation and land conversion have destroyed Philippine forests. While there are local efforts to repopulate deforested areas, the country is still trying to strike a better balance between meeting the needs of society and putting nature first
Volatility in oil and gas markets has been devastating for middle-income energy exporters, which produce nearly half of the world’s oil and gas. As the world shifts to renewables, these countries must adopt strategies to ensure that the transition does not harm workers and communities.
The world's imperfect responses to climate change, biodiversity loss, the Covid-19 pandemic, rising energy and food costs, and war reveal international systems in dire need of redesign.
What's missing from the post-pandemic rebuilding efforts is a major meeting of world and business leaders. G20 and the United Nations should step up to the task. Green hydrogen, jobs and help for the vulnerable should be key focus areas.
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