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Statement of Senator Loren Legarda: The greatest development challenge of our time

June 23, 2009

Regional Champion for Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation for Asia Pacific
The Global Humanitarian Forum 2009 – Human Impact of Climate Change: New Challenges for
Humanitarianism and Sustainable Development
23 June 2009, Geneva
“The greatest development challenge of our time”
Excellencies, ladies and gentlemen,
Four days ago, the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction concluded with 1,800 delegates from 165 nations calling on political leaders around the world to act decisively on reducing disaster risks and managing the […]


Republic Act No. 8749 – CLEAN AIR ACT

Provides for a comprehensive air pollution control policy.


Loren cites private sector’s climate change initiative

June 6, 2009

Senator Loren Legarda yesterday lauded the efforts of the private sector in helping the government address climate change-induced problems that tend to worsen the lives of the poor.

The Philippines’ noted environmental advocate cited the Federation of Filipino-Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Inc (FCCCI), which joined the nation in the celebration of the World Environment Day by means of tree planting Friday.