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PH makes strong call for climate justice at COP23

November 17, 2017

The Philippines made a strong call for climate justice as parties to the 23rd United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP23) in Bonn, Germany continued negotiations to come up with mechanisms to implement the 2015 Paris Agreement.

Sen. Loren Legarda, head of the Philippine delegation to the COP23, delivered the Philippine statement on Thursday during the high level segment of the COP23 to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

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Legarda at COP23: ‘We have to do both the difficult and the impossible’

November 17, 2017

MANILA, Philippines – Senator Loren Legarda on Thursday, November 16, relayed the Philippines’ “strong call for climate justice” as she headed the country’s delegation at the High-Level Segment at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP23) happening in Bonn, Germany.

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Make low-carbon innovations more affordable — Legarda

November 17, 2017

MANILA, Philippines — The government needs to foster a policy environment that will raise the participation of the financial sector in low-carbon investments, Sen. Loren Legarda said yesterday.

Legarda, head of the Philippine delegation to the 23rd Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 23) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Bonn, Germany, said the government should address uncertainties and risks that restrain lending institutions from engaging in climate change mitigation investments.

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Legarda: PHL at COP23 Renews Strong Call for Climate Justice

November 16, 2017

Bonn, Germany–The Philippines stands firmly on its call for climate justice as parties to the 23rd Conference of the Parties (COP23) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) come up with the mechanisms to implement the Paris Agreement.

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UNFCCC Designates Legarda as 1 of 2 Adaptation Champions

November 15, 2017

On November 13, 2017, Senator Loren Legarda was presented to international press in Bonn, Germany as a National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Champion designated by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), an international treaty to which the Philippines is a Party.

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Legarda Renews PH Commitment to 1.5˚C, Supports Economic Transformation Through Green Innovative Facilities

November 14, 2017

Bonn,Germany—Senator Loren Legarda today assured international climate allies that the Philippine Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) would be compatible with the 1.5-degree climate goal, as prescribed in the Paris Agreement; and supported the notion that green innovative facilities could spur economic growth for the Philippines.