OPINION: Figuring out the Duterte admin’s energy policy

OPINION: Figuring out the Duterte admin’s energy policy

GMA News Online
By Denise M. Fontanilla

Earlier this month, Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi announced that his team was about to review the country’s energy mix, but in the same briefing also declared that the Philippines “can’t afford not to have coal.” This declaration is not only presumptuous but dangerous—for the people and the climate, and even for the image of the new administration which has taken pains to win over investors. Moreover, a national energy policy review and framework development was already launched last month, and for good reason. Cusi would especially benefit from reflecting on three major developments on the climate and energy front…

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