November 17, 2017
MANILA, Philippines — The government needs to foster a policy environment that will raise the participation of the financial sector in low-carbon investments, Sen. Loren Legarda said yesterday.
Legarda, head of the Philippine delegation to the 23rd Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 23) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Bonn, Germany, said the government should address uncertainties and risks that restrain lending institutions from engaging in climate change mitigation investments.
November 16, 2017
Bonn, Germany–The Philippines stands firmly on its call for climate justice as parties to the 23rd Conference of the Parties (COP23) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) come up with the mechanisms to implement the Paris Agreement.
November 15, 2017
On November 13, 2017, Senator Loren Legarda was presented to international press in Bonn, Germany as a National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Champion designated by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), an international treaty to which the Philippines is a Party.
November 14, 2017
Bonn,Germany—Senator Loren Legarda today assured international climate allies that the Philippine Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) would be compatible with the 1.5-degree climate goal, as prescribed in the Paris Agreement; and supported the notion that green innovative facilities could spur economic growth for the Philippines.
November 13, 2017
Senator Loren Legarda today showcased the National Climate Change Action Plan (NCCAP) as the Philippines’ comprehensive plan on climate change and advocated for the importance of international climate finance to support the country’s implementation of climate change adaptation projects that will further enhance the resilience of Philippine communities against the impacts of climate change.