Senator Loren Legarda has expressed optimism that the Green Climate Fund (GCF) would help the country overcome the threats of climate change and poverty by building sustainable and resilient environment through its financial aid and technical assistance.Read More
Senator Loren Legarda said that indigenous communities have an important role in conserving the country’s protected areas and should be utilized by the government.
“Indigenous peoples communities have always played an important role in the conservation and preservation of the country’s protected areas. They employ age-old traditions in caring for our environment and natural resources. We should tap their knowledge to effectively maintain the integrity of our biodiversity and ecosystems,” said Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Climate Change and United Nations Global Champion for Resilience.Read More
“I support the peace negotiations between the Philippine government and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines. I call on all parties to continue the peace talks. War is not an option. More death and suffering will be the result of the resumption of hostilities which neither the government or the NFDP-CPP-NPA can win.Read More
Senator Loren Legarda today renewed her call for the country and all nations to aim for the 1.5°C global warming limit, stressing that it is a matter of survival.
Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Climate Change and UN Global Champion for Resilience, made the statement as she convened a consultative meeting on the establishment of local climate change action plans (LCCAP).Read More
Legarda on Climate Action: Gov’t Agencies Must Converge, Prioritize Local Action Plans, Transition to Low Carbon EconomyFebruary 6, 2017
In anticipation of the country’s ratification of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, Senator Loren Legarda today said that the convergence of all government agencies is crucial in addressing the impacts of climate change and transitioning towards a low carbon economy.Read More