November 9, 2015
To avert the serious consequences of global warming, Senator Loren Legarda today emphasized the need to take urgent and aggressive climate action and demanded developed nations to commit more in fighting climate change.
“We are in the position to demand because as developing nations, who are the least emitters of greenhouse gas, we bear the brunt of climate change,” Legarda stressed as she welcomed today participants of the Sherpa Senior Officers Meeting of the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) held at the Diamond Hotel.
November 7, 2015
Senator Loren Legarda today said that there are more lessons to be learned following the devastation of Super Typhoon Yolanda two years ago.
November 6, 2015
NEOGAN, a tiny village in Tagaytay city, is home to the Philippines’ only world-class restaurant (Antonio’s is the only restaurant in the country to have made it to the Miele Guide to Asia’s top 50 restaurants), and the weekend retreat of Senator Loren Legarda. It is also home to many poor residents, whose houses are little more than hovels.
November 6, 2015
What they all share, situated at the heart of the village, is an empty lot turned eco-park. Cheerful rows of medicinal plants […]
Senator Loren Legarda, Chairperson of the Senate Committees on Finance and Climate Change, on Wednesday sponsored a bill seeking to determine forestland limits for conservation, protection and development of forest resources in the country.
Legarda has urged the Senate to pass Senate Bill No. 2983 or the proposed Forest Lands Limits Act of 2015, reminding Congress of its duty to preserve the environment through legislation.
November 4, 2015
Senator Loren Legarda urged the government, particularly agencies comprising the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC), to use available disaster funds to prepare for up to three more typhoons expected to hit the country before the year ends.
Legarda, Chairperson of the Senate Committees on Finance and Climate Change, made the statement during the meeting she called for NDRRMC member agencies on Tuesday to discuss the issue of unutilized disaster funds.
“According to the state weather bureau, we are expecting […]