The covenant signing happened the same day the Paris agreement on climate change was signed by world leaders at the United Nations headquarters in New York. Environment Secretary Ramon J.P. Paje signed the Paris Climate Agreement on behalf of the Philippine Government, according to the office of Senator Loren Legarda, co-head of the Philippine Delegation at the High Level Signature Ceremony for the agreement.Read More
New York, USA—Senator Loren Legarda, Co-Head of the Philippine Delegation at the High Level Signature Ceremony for the Paris Climate Agreement, pronounced the Philippines’ commitment to ensuring the early entry into force of the Agreement by aiming for Philippine ratification within the year.
On April 22, a few hours after Environment Secretary Ramon Paje, Head of the Philippine Delegation, signed the Paris Agreement on behalf of the Philippine Government, Legarda attended the High Level Informal Event for the early entry into force of the Paris Agreement.Read More
In time for Earth Day, local government leaders in the Philippines expressed their support for the immediate ratification of the Paris Agreement that will be signed by world leaders today.
Senator Loren Legarda, who is in New York as Co-Head of the Philippine Delegation for the Paris Agreement Signing Ceremony at the United Nations Headquarters, announced that the Union of Local Authorities of the Philippines (ULAP), the umbrella organization of all leagues of local government units (LGUs) and locally elected officials in the country, has called on the government to immediately adopt the Agreement.Read More
World leaders should be more ambitious and reduce global warming to below the 1.5 C aim in an agreement signed by 175 countries on Friday at the United Nations, according to co-head of the Philippine delegation at the signing ceremony.
“I would like to push it further to say let’s go below 1.5 degrees,” said Loren Legarda, who sits on the Senate Committee on Climate Change in her home country.Read More
The Philippines has pledged to reduce carbon emissions by 70 percent in 2030 through greater use of cleaner and renewable energy, improved mass transport services, more efficient waste management, reforestation and forest protection, and co-firing biomass, Paje said.
Senator Loren Legarda hailed the formal signing of the historic climate agreement whose main goal is to avoid the catastrophic effects of climate change by limiting temperature increase.Read More