August 11, 2021
House Deputy Speaker and Antique Representative Loren Legarda said that the mobilization of climate finance for the Philippines and other developing nations has become even more urgent to support the adaptation of vulnerable populations to more frequent, severe, and irreversible climate impacts. Legarda, a three-term Senator who authored the country’s Climate Change Act, made the statement in light of the latest report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), which made strong projections that global warming may exceed 1.5°C […]
August 10, 2021
In the grim novels kids these days like to read, they would often refer to a time during which humanity had a chance to turn things around. A chance to prevent the catastrophe. The threat in these books are no longer nuclear war or some technology that would obliterate half the population.
August 10, 2021
It is climate change. And we have come to a point at which we have to say this — you are either for us or against us.
Every warm body […]
“The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) recently released the first of its four-part Sixth Assessment Report (AR6), which is based on over 30 years of climate science. AR6 is the product of over 200 of the world’s leading scientists analyzing and together reaching findings from their review of over 14,000 scientific research papers. It confirms the grave risks facing us in a warming world and tells us the climatic changes we are seeing today are unprecedented over thousands to […]
August 9, 2021
In observance of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples (IP) and the Philippine National IP Day today, August 9, three-term Senator and now Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda renewed her call for stronger support and protection for indigenous peoples.
August 7, 2021
“Our indigenous communities have shaped our identity as Filipinos—our music, arts and dance, our native knowledge and skills, our deeply-held beliefs, our creativity, our sustainable ways of living with our physical environment and, most importantly, our self-worth. Despite these overwhelming contributions, […]
Three-term Senator and now Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda called for stricter implementation of child protection and anti-human trafficking laws to put a stop to child exploitation, abuse, and to the illegal human trade.
“Easy access to the internet and technological advancements have now been utilized by unscrupulous individuals for illegal activities preying on the vulnerability and innocence of our children,” Legarda said.
Legarda, co-author of RA 9262, or the Anti-Violence Against Women and Children Act, and co-author and principal sponsor of RA […]