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Sustainable Energy and Climate Change

Sustainable Energy and Climate ChangeThe course will enable learners to understand climate change, the linkages between energy and the economy, social and health issues, environmental protection and security from the perspective of sustainable development. It will cover the basic concepts of renewable energy technologies as building blocks for sustainable development, as well as strategies and best practices in promoting and facilitating the entire process of planning, implementing and managing community-based renewable energy projects.

“Energy is not an end in itself, but an important entry point for achieving the goals of all three pillars of sustainable development: social equity, economic growth and environmental protection.” — Energy for Sustainable Development, UNDP, 2002

(Photo: Household members happily welcome the first light from a micro-hydro power plant in Barangay Bangbang, Hungduan, Ifugao Province.)

Publications

Journals, Books, Articles, Features and Commentaries on national and international policy, grassroots developments and initiatives and rural reconstruction movement. Read more
Community and Habitat No. 13: Community resilience needs a change in mindset Community and Habitat No. 13: Community resilience needs a change in mindset
Community resilience needs a change in mindset
THIS ISSUE OF PRRM’S COMMUNITY & HABITAT JOURNAL IS focused on the intertwined issues of climate change, energy and food.

Development Courses
Conrado Benitez Institute for Sustainability (CBIS)

The CBIS offers a range of sustainable development courses covering different situations. Read more

Downloadable Forms
CBIS Handbook 4 | Enrollment Form