Enabling a Sustainable Energy Transition in Dumaguete City

Increasing climate commitments worldwide have prompted transitions to low-carbon economies. In response to this, United States Agency for International Development – Energy Secure Philippines Activity is supporting Manila Observatory’s project entitled “Enabling a Sustainable Energy Transition in Dumaguete City”. The project aims to enable the...

ACT2025: Beyond Dialoguing to Action and Support to Avert, Minimize, and Address Loss and Damage

By Tonichi Regalado (KLIMA – Manila Observatory) Allied for Climate Transformation by 2025 (ACT2025) partners, International Centre for Climate Change and Development (ICCAD) and the Manila Observatory (MO) held a side event entitled “Beyond Dialoguing to Action and Support to avert, minimize and...

Supertyphoon Odette: Precautionary Tale

By: Antonio Gabriel M. La Viña, Yla Gloria Marie P. Paras, Jameela Joy M. Reyes When Typhoon Odette ravaged the Philippines in December 2021, many were caught by surprise. While families knew what to do in case of rain, hardly anyone saw what...

Impacts of Taal Volcano Phreatic Eruption (12 January 2020) on the Environment and Population: Satellite-Based Observations Compared with Historical Records

By Ma. Flordeliza P. Del Castillo1, Patricia Mae J. Paraiso1, May Celine T.M. Vicente1, Ma. Laurice P. Jamero2, Gemma T. Narisma3,4 1 Geomatics for Environment and Development, Manila Observatory 2 Resilience Collaboratory, Manila Observatory 3 Regional Climate Systems 4 Department of Physics, Ateneo...

CDRA Coaching and Mentoring Takes First Step in Iloilo City

The Resilience Collaboratory led the first scoping meeting for the Climate and Disaster Risk Assessment (CDRA) Coaching and Mentoring (C/M) Project in Iloilo City last 23-24 May 2019. This is a part of the Science and Technology track of the Resilient Local Government...

Climate and Disaster Risk Assessment Training Held

The Manila Observatory hosted a Climate and Disaster Risk Assessment (CDRA) Training for partner local government units (LGU) of the National Resilience Council (NRC) last 8-10 October 2018. For the first part of the training, 34 participants from LGUs and 11 from five...

Interview of Director Antonia Yulo-Loyzaga by National Geographic: Climate Change, disaster risk, and human development

Director Antonia Yulo-Loyzaga of Manila Observatory Last 5 February 2014, Imelda V. Abano published in National Geographic’s Energy Blog the interview of Director Antonia Yulo-Loyzaga of Manila Observatory before she presented her speech in Shell’s Powering Progress Together. In the interview, Director Loyzaga talked about how Manila...