CED regions in Philippines

Below are the local councils in the Philippines that have declared a Climate Emergency, in chronological order. Click the “motion text” links to see details of the motions they passed.

17 July 2019, Bacolod City Council, Western Visayas, Philippines, population 561,875

Declared a Climate Emergency. See this article.

5 August 2019, Tolosa Municipal Council, Leyte, Philippines, population 20,978

Unanimously declared a Climate Emergency
motion text


Excerpts:

In its Resolution 08-64-2019 titled “Resolution Endorsing the Declaration of a Climate Emergency and Requesting Regional Collaboration on an Immediate Just Transition and Emergency Mobilization Effort to Restore a Safe Climate,” unanimously approved on Aug. 5, 2019, it “declares that a climate emergency threatens our municipality, state, civilization, humanity and the natural world.”

“The Municipality of Tolosa commits to a municipal-wide just transition and climate emergency mobilization effort to reverse global warming, which, with appropriate financial and regulatory assistance from the municipal government and the national government, ends municipal-wide greenhouse gas emissions as quickly as possible and no later than 2030, immediately initiates an effort to safely draw down carbon from the atmosphere and accelerates adaptation and resilience strategies in preparation for intensifying climate impacts.”

15 October 2019, Cebu City Council, Central Visayas, Philippines, population 922,611

Declared a Climate Emergency.
[Minutes here soon]