January 31, 2014
Amid increasing demands upon the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) in the investigation of high profile and complex cases, Senator Loren Legarda today stressed the need to modernize and reorganize the agency to ensure that it continues to effectively carry out its mandate.
January 26, 2014
“Human trafficking, cyber pornography, drug cartels, rice smuggling—these are but a few of the complex cases under the NBI. Justice Secretary Leila De Lima admitted that the lack of resources impedes the NBI’s work to effectively implement the […]
Former US president Bill Clinton has called for global investment in renewable energy and changes to the “inequality” of current financing mechanisms in the energy sector.
January 26, 2014
At the ThomasLloyd Clean Tech Congress Europe in Frankfurt last week, Clinton highlighted long-term finance options is “what we do with traditional energy and coal fire power plants”, whereas currently investors and providers of solar and wind have to provide “all the money upfront”.
Clinton argued that no one has “explained to people adequately” that there […]
Senator Loren Legarda today renewed her call for more investments in renewable energy as part of a long-term solution to the growing power needs of the country and to mitigate the effects of environmental degradation and climate change.
January 25, 2014
Legarda, the United Nations Champion for Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation for Asia-Pacific, made the call at the Clean Technology Congress 2014 organized by ThomasLloyd in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
“The aftermath of Haiyan was an eye-opener for us Filipinos. The devastation […]
Senator Loren Legarda today stressed on the need to lessen the necessity for disaster relief by making good use of lessons learned from past disasters to build a resilient future for Filipinos.
January 24, 2014
Legarda, who chairs the Senate Committee on Climate Change, said that as a country exposed to storms, the Philippines should now be typhoon-resilient at the very least.
“We should now be experts in preparing for typhoons. After all, we have already experienced Ondoy, Pepeng, Pablo and Sendong. Unfortunately, Yolanda happened […]
Senator Loren Legarda today renewed her call for greater climate change action, particularly through significant reductions in greenhouse gas emissions and promotion of renewable energy development.
Legarda, the United Nations Champion for Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation for Asia-Pacific, made the call in her keynote speech at the ThomasLloyd Cleantech Forum 2014 today in Frankfurt, Germany.
“Findings of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) show that there is 95 percent likelihood that human activity is the cause of global […]