Philippine Statement of Hon. Loren Legarda, Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, High Level Segment, 25th Session of the Conference of Parties (COP25) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Madrid, Spain

December 11, 2019

 Madam President,
On behalf of the Filipino people, we thank the people of Spain for rising to the extraordinary challenge of co-hosting COP25. We are confident that the Chilean Presidency will deliver on the higher ambition and faster action that the 1.5 Paris goal requires of the global community.
The latest science tells us that our options to survive and thrive are swiftly diminishing. So in this COP, let us finish the work at hand — that which lets us translate the […]

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