The Philippines continued to rely heavily on coal and “miserably failed” to meet its goal of doubling the installed capacity of renewable capacity, 10 years after the passage of the Renewable Energy Law, Senator Loren Legarda said Wednesday.Read More
ENVIRONMENTALIST Senator Loren Legarda yesterday declared that the past and current government failed to meet the goals of providing renewable energy under the Renewable Energy (RE) Law.
In her speech during the symposium attended by RE stakeholders in Quezon City, Legarda said that as of today, RE stakeholders continue to grapple with mixed signals from those charged with implementing the RE Law even with its passage in December 2008.Read More
The RE law promotes the development, utilization and commercialization of renewable energy resources in the country. Ms. Legarda is one of the authors of the law.
“Having laid down the state of RE development in our country, I hope that this symposium will help surface issues that has brought us to the situation we are in now,” Ms. Legarda said during the forum, “Convergence for 100% Renewable Energy in the Philippines,” in Quezon City on Wednesday.Read More
Senator Loren Legarda expressed her elation that contemporary art in the Philippines is now gaining a lot of support and interest in the global scene and likewise hailed the Philippines hosting of the Ties of History: Art in Southeast Asia as a commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).Read More
Legarda: Our Fragile Earth (Protected Areas of the Philippines) to be shown again on the ABS-CBN News Channel (ANC)July 12, 2018
To highlight the importance of the recent enactment of the Expanded National Integrated Protected Areas System or ENIPAS under Republic Act No. 11038, Senator Loren Legarda invites everyone to watch the re-showing of the first ever Protected Areas documentary series on Philippine television, which will be shown two episodes at a time starting this Friday, July 13, 2018, at 8:30PM on the ABS-CBN News Channel (ANC).Read More