“Environmental protection is a gut issue because environmental issues matter to our own survival. Despite increasing awareness about environmental protection and climate change over the past few years, the damage of irresponsible development models and large-scale environmental destruction has not yet been reversed,” she said.Read More
Measures to mitigate the impact of climate change and further protect the environment will again top Sen. Loren Legarda’s legislative agenda in the incoming Congress, among other priorities, as scenarios point to more alarming consequences for the country.Read More
Sen. Loren Legarda, a staunch environmentalist, said as the world commemorates Earth Day today (April 22), the government, public, business groups and other concerned stakeholders should reflect upon and be more aware of the present state of our environment in this fast changing and challenging times.
“How is Mother Earth in the midst of human pursuit for social and economic development? How, where and why is disaster and climate risk increasing?,” Legarda asked.
She said everybody is challenged anew to […]
As the world celebrates Earth Day on April 22, Sen. Loren Legarda urged Filipinos to make each day an “Earth day”, stressing that taking action to protect the environment should not be limited to a day.
“It is not only the responsibility of government and concerned organizations to come up with policies and action plans in the fight against climate change and global warming. Individuals also have an equal obligation to protect Mother Earth and make this their daily mantra,” […]
As the world celebrates Earth Day on April 22, Sen. Loren Legarda, chair of the Senate Climate Change Committee, renewed her call for local government units (LGUs) to pursue community-based activities for ecotourism and culture and ease the impact of climate change in their localities.
During her visit to Abatan River in Bohol, Legarda was impressed by efforts of the provincial government in creating a cultural adventure through the convergence of the five municipalities of Maribojoc, Catigbian, Balilihan, Cortes and Antequera.