ROAD TO GLASGOW: A ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION WITH NON-GOVERNMENT ACTORS 21 July 2021, Wednesday | 3PM

July 21, 2021

The British Embassy Manila, in partnership with the Office of Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda, is convening a roundtable discussion with civil society organizations in the country to solicit their perspectives on key priorities for the UN Climate Change Conference in November 2021 (COP26) particularly on building adaptation and resilience.
The dialogue particularly targets to increase understanding on climate change adaptation and resilience priorities in the Philippines from CSOs who are actively engaged in this space and gather their insights on the […]

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“Let our children learn and connect more with nature”

July 16, 2021

MANILA, 16 July 2021 — The 53rd episode of “Stories for a Better Normal: Pandemic and Climate Pathways” featured administrators of museums, farms, and institutions that provide children with rich and instinctive environmental learning and encourage families to engage more with nature-based activities amid the pandemic.
The online conversation conceptualized and hosted by three-term Senator, now Deputy Speaker and Antique Representative Loren Legarda featured managers of children recreational facilities including Bambi Mañosa-Tanjutco, President of Museo Pambata, with daughters Isabella and Natasha […]

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Envi education for kids in 53rd episode of ‘Stories for a Better Normal’ Series

July 13, 2021

MANILA, 13 July 2021 — Organizers of parks and institutions that provide children with rich and instinctive environmental learning will gather virtually to encourage families to engage more with nature-based activities amid the pandemic on the 53rd episode of “Stories for a Better Normal: Pandemic and Climate Change Pathways,” with the topic, “Restore Our Earth (Children’s Edition).”

 

The program, conceptualized and hosted by three-term former Senator, now Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda, will air on Thursday, 15 July 2021, 10:00 AM via […]

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Legarda calls for plan to deliver ‘$500 billion over five years’ to ensure success of Glasgow climate talks

July 13, 2021

Manila, July 13– “In the midst of a worsening climate crisis, it is vital to restate the reminder — winning slowly is losing, standing still is moving backwards. As we near the 26th round of climate treaty negotiations in Glasgow in November, world leaders need reminding as well that we expect action on mitigation, adaptation, finance, loss and damage, and means of implementation together. Drop one item from these five points and we court failure, which is unacceptable.”
This was the […]

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Legarda calls for urgent, ambitious climate action, puts spotlight on local initiatives in int’l lecture

July 12, 2021

Former three-term Senator and now House of Representatives Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda highlighted the “urgent need for ambitious and decisive action across all sectors” and highlighted local initiatives in the country as she discussed the scale of the climate emergency globally and in the Philippines at the online lecture organized by the ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute on Monday, July 12, 2021.
“Our country is currently in a state of public health emergency, but as we work together toward putting an end […]

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