PH industrialization possible under Paris Accord — senator

August 1, 2016

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines does not have to turn its back on the Paris Agreement on Climate Change to pursue development, Sen. Loren Legarda said Monday.

Legarda was responding to President Duterte’s earlier statement that he would not honor the pact, a treaty for which the previous administration vigorously campaigned, as it might inhibit the country’s progress.

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