10 months Civil society organizations call on candidates to commit to a ‘clean and green’ election MB
By Ellalyn De Vera-Ruiz Civil society organizations are calling for a ‘clean and green’ election season, urging candidates to minimize waste and pledge to support genuinely positive reforms on several thematic issues on the environment, climate, and development. The Green Thumb Coalition (GTC) believes that the candidates’ commitment to advance policies promoting the environment, sustainable development, and people’s welfare is reflected in the kind of campaign candidates are running, said Paeng Lopez of Health Care Without Harm, head of the GTC electoral campaign. Green Thumb Coalition (Green Thumb Coalition / FACEBOOK) Tony Dizon of Ecowaste Coalition pointed that “even before ... more