March 25, 2021
MANILA, 24 March 2021 — House Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda called for greater international support for renewable energy as countries look to invest in COVID-19 recovery in a keynote speech for the Joint Virtual Policy Dialogue of the Global Renewables Congress (GRC) and the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) held Wednesday, March 24.
“As we invest in COVID-19 recovery efforts, it is important to realize that the efficient use of power and renewable energy brings cost-competitiveness and generates jobs,” Legarda said in her keynote message.
March 24, 2021
MANILA, 24 March 2021 — House Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda called on fellow parliamentarians to ensure environmental and climate laws are being implemented and funded as the Asia-Pacific region pursues sustainable recovery amid COVID-19 during the opening panel discussion of the Asia-Pacific Regional Dialogue: Turning Climate Promise into Action held virtually on Tuesday, March 23.
March 22, 2021
As the world celebrates the World Water Day on March 22, three-term Senator, now Deputy Speaker, Loren Legarda today renewed her call for the public to manage and conserve water to ensure water security amid the threat of dwindling water supply in the country.
March 21, 2021
According to the Asian Water Development Outlook 2020 (AWDO) published by the Asian Development Bank (ADB), 1.5 billion people living in rural areas and 600 million in urban areas still lack adequate water supply and sanitation. In […]
In observance of this year’s International Day of Forests, with the theme “Forest Restoration: a path to recovery and well-being,” three-term Senator, now Deputy Speaker, Loren Legarda raised the alarm on the state of our forests, in the light of two recent studies.
March 19, 2021
Three-term Senator, now Deputy Speaker, Loren Legarda today called on the youth to become more involved in environmental initiatives, especially solving problems on plastic waste, noting that they have the greatest stake in the sustainability of the environment.
Legarda, UNISDR Global Champion for Resilience and Commissioner of the Global Commission on Adaptation, made the call during her keynote speech at the Consumer Youth e-Forum facilitated by the Department of Trade and Industry – Consumer Policy and Advocacy Bureau (DTI-CPAB) in collaboration with the National Youth Commission as part of the annual celebration of the World Consumer Rights Day with the theme, Tackling Plastic Pollution.