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Our Unity for an Eco-Challenge for Change * Latest Posts Environment Kalibutan 

Our Unity for an Eco-Challenge for Change

The following is the 14-point unity statement presented by the newly-formed Eco-Challenge Coalition at a press conference in Quezon City on June 22. It was signed by 32 environmentalist groups from all over the country. With over 16 million votes garnered in the 2016 elections, president-elect Rodrigo Duterte will have a strong public support for his administration. This support could be used by the new president in changing and instituting meaningful reforms in the government environmental policies and programs. Based on his record as Davao City mayor, Duterte has decisively…

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People’s scientists give Mar zero on science and tech * Latest Posts 2016 Elections Environment 

People’s scientists give Mar zero on science and tech

By DEE AYROSO MANILA – People’s scientists released their “score cards” of presidential candidates’ platform in science and technology. Administration standard bearer Mar Roxas ranked last, while Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago came out on top. The Advocates of Science and Technology for the People (Agham) based their ranking on nine key issues on Philippine science and technology (S&T) development: research and development, power and energy, mass transport, environment and climate change, education, land reform and agricultural modernization, better internet, S&T worker’s welfare, and national industrialization. Sen. Grace Poe ranked second,…

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