Coal fuels disasters, says green energy advocates

MANILA — Sustainable energy advocates led by the Power for People Coalition (P4P), and coal-affected communities on Tuesday called on the Department of Energy (DOE) to use its declared coal moratorium to decommission all coal-fired power plants to avoid even worse typhoons from ravaging the Philippines.

The statement was made in an online press conference in which the groups called for accountability from government for its role in the worsening climate emergency.

“Coal fuels disasters. It’s plain and simple. So long as we burn coal, its greenhouse gas emissions will continue to heat the Earth and produce typhoons like Rolly and Ulysses, only much stronger and more frequently. It…

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