Sustainable Development Goals

READ: The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) and its impacts on the environment

February 27, 2023

RCEP and the Environment Introduction The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is a free trade agreement (FTA) between the ten member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) (Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam) and its five FTA partners (Australia, China, Japan, New Zealand and Republic of Korea).[1] […]

CEC on the 7th Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development

May 20, 2020

Mainstream protection of the environment and defending environmental defenders Today, the 7th Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD) is being held online due to the corona virus 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. This year’s theme is “Accelerating action for and delivery of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in Asia and the Pacific.” However, five years after […]

The Bataan Nuclear Power Plant: Marcos’ Energy Meltdown Revived Under BBB

September 25, 2018

If its quest to look into alternative energy sources is genuine, the government should rid of corporate ownership and control of the nation’s energy industry. The answer is not to commercialize development projects meant to provide basic services such as electricity, but to nationalize them and utilize this as a vital and strategic step for national industrialization. The search for better, alternative sources of energy should not entail damage to the people and environment.