May 10, 2016
A day after the 2016 Presidential Elections, Senator Loren Legarda said that the country must now “move forward amid divisive politics.”
“We have seen again democracy at work as more than 81% of Filipino voters upheld their right to choose the new leaders of the nation. But now that the election is over, and as we await the official results, we must move towards reconciliation and unity. Let us support the democratically elected President and other officials,” said Legarda.
May 6, 2016
As the nation celebrates Oceans Month this May, Senator Loren Legarda today renewed her call to safeguard the world’s oceans from climate change impacts through the sustainable management and protection of marine and coastal ecosystems.
Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Climate Change and UNISDR Global Champion for Resilience, said, “Studies have shown that oceans have acidified, having absorbed about a third of the carbon dioxide emitted, which has caused coral bleaching.”
May 6, 2016
MANILA/SAN JOSÉ – On April 22, dignitaries representing no fewer than 175 parties signed the global climate change agreement concluded in Paris in December, setting a record for the adoption of an international accord. The show of support is heartening. It provides hope that the momentum that led to the breakthrough deal in December remains undiminished.