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Philippines fails to double renewable energy capacity

July 18, 2018

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.

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Renewable energy targets not met, Legarda laments

July 18, 2018

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.

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Legarda cites slipping renewable energy share

July 18, 2018

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.

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Legarda Lauds Developments on PH Contemporary Art, Hailed Ties of History Exhibit

July 17, 2018

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).

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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).

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Dayaw Features Harvest Rituals in Luzon

July 12, 2018

Senator Loren Legarda invites the public to watch the fourth episode of Dayaw Season 5:Pagdiwang at Pasasalamat on Thursday, July 12, 6:30 pm, on the ABS-CBN News Channel (ANC), with livestreaming on abs-cbnnews.com/live and on ANC’s Facebook page.

Episode 4 titled, Ani (Harvest), will take on the harvest rituals in different parts of Luzon in celebration of our agricultural heritage rooted in our respect and care for the environment. Scientists, agriculturalists, and farmers share the marriage of science and folk wisdom as the audience get to witness the traditions of the planting seasons still being practiced today.