Helping communities address environmental challenges

Center for Environmental Concerns - Philippines works to cultivate environmental awareness and action, create a community of advocates, and contribute to the defense of ecosystems and peoples through empowering education, community-based research, and people-oriented, patriotic, and scientific advocacy.

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Residents of Zambales and Lumads from Sultan Kudarat Demand the Closure of DMCI

July 29, 2016

MAKATI CITY — Five hundred (500) residents of mining-affected communities in Zambales and Sultan Kudarat trooped to the office of DM Consunji Inc. (DMCI) following the State of the Nation Address (SONA) of President Duterte, to protest alleged environmental and human rights violations of the company. They demanded among others, the the stoppage of the […]

“Like the child in the Emperor’s New Clothes”: Environmental group welcomes President Duterte’s Climate Change Stance

July 20, 2016

Quezon City, Philippines – The Center for Environmental Concerns-Philippines (CEC) lauds President Rodrigo Duterte’s stern stance on the climate change mitigation provisions in the Paris Agreement. “Spoken like the child in the tale, ‘The Emperor’s New Clothes,’ President Duterte articulated, albeit so strongly, what is wrong with the climate change talks, Paris Agreement included,” averred […]