March 28, 2023 Tuesday
MANILA, 28 March 2023 — The Climate Change Commission PH convened the Philippine Greenhouse Gas Inventory Management and Reporting System (PGHGIMRS) lead agencies to finalize the 2015 and 2020 National Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Inventory.
Under Executive Order No. 174 series of 2014, the PGHGIMRS is created to develop the GHG inventory management and reporting system among relevant government agencies to enable the country to transition toward a climate-resilient pathway for sustainable development.
“Our sustained convergences like what we do today are instrumental in producing quality reports that are accurate, complete, and reflective of the prevailing national circumstances, as well as the needs and priorities of our focus sectors,” said CCC Deputy Executive Director Romell Antonio O. Cuenca.
This year’s first quarterly meeting focused on the remaining steps to complete the 2015 and 2020 National GHG inventories.
The Philippine National GHG Inventory Reports (NIRs) developed through a whole-of-government approach, provides evidences serving as basis of government’s climate change adaptation and mitigation programs.
The 2015 and 2020 NIRs are scheduled to be completed in the second quarter of 2023. These NIRs will be part of the Government’s Biennial Update Report to be communicated to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change this year.
The CCC-led PGHGIMRS meeting was attended by all member agencies: Department of Agriculture - Philippines, Philippine Statistics Authority, Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), Department of Energy Philippines, and Department of Transportation - Philippines.
For more information on GHG Inventory and the Philippines’ NDC, visit and .