Pasig City

About Pasig City, Philippines

Pasig City is a residential, industrial and commercial hub that is among the top 10 most populous cities in the Philippines. With rapid urbanization and commercialization, Pasig City is experiencing worsening air pollution and is vulnerable to the effects of climate change. Through Ambitious City Promises, Pasig City is raising awareness on low emissions development and engaging citizens through public consultations.

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Becoming a model climate action city: The journey of Pasig, Philippines (CityTalk)

When the whole world agrees to keep temperature from rising beyond 1.5 degrees Celsius, how, exactly, is one city supposed to act? This question is at the heart of Ambitious City Promises (ACP), a 4.5 year-long project aiming to actualize the Paris Agreement’s high-level goals for local governments in Southeast Asia. Frameworks to bring global goals to local realities often need to consider and reflect the local and regional contexts. Here is the story of Pasig City, Philippines, in its push to be bolder.
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Pasig City, Philippines

As part of their commitment to contribute to the national government’s climate change mitigation goals, Pasig City pledged to reduce their GHG emissions by 10% by 2020 from buisiness as usual levels.
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