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Loren warns of world hunger if leaders ignore climate change

December 21, 2009

SEN. LOREN LEGARDA WARNED OF LOOMING “WIDESPREAD WORLD HUNGER” UNLESS THE WORLD LEADERS AGREE TO A BINDING AGREEMENT ON CARBON EMISSION TARGETS WITHIN THE “NEAREST FUTURE”.
Loren added that any further delay in a legally binding instrument between developed and developing countries could lead to an irreversible and catastrophic climate change.
Loren who has just returned from the Copenhagen conference on climate change, said that while the result of the summit was “less than satisfactory, it was something for the […]

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Loren: Latest survey shows green platform gaining more support

December 21, 2009

WITH THE LATEST OPINION SURVEY SHOWING HER GAINING 14 PERCENTAGE POINTS OVER HER CLOSEST RIVAL, SEN. LOREN LEGARDA IS CONFIDENT THAT AS THE CAMPAIGN PERIOD NEARS, SHE WOULD DEFINITELY EMERGE ON TOP OF THE VICE-PRESIDENTIAL RACE.
“I am very pleased with the results of this latest survey. It validates my belief that a green platform is precisely what this country needs, and that the Filipino electorate approves of my efforts in pushing a pro-environment agenda,” Loren said.
Legarda attributed her […]

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Loren warns of world hunger if leaders ignore climate change

December 21, 2009

SEN. LOREN LEGARDA WARNED OF LOOMING “WIDESPREAD WORLD HUNGER” UNLESS THE WORLD LEADERS AGREE TO A BINDING AGREEMENT ON CARBON EMISSION TARGETS WITHIN THE “NEAREST FUTURE”.
Loren added that any further delay in a legally binding instrument between developed and developing countries could lead to an irreversible and catastrophic climate change.
Loren who has just returned from the Copenhagen conference on climate change, said that while the result of the summit was “less than satisfactory, it was something for the […]

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Loren: Latest survey shows green platform gaining more support

December 21, 2009

WITH THE LATEST OPINION SURVEY SHOWING HER GAINING 14 PERCENTAGE POINTS OVER HER CLOSEST RIVAL, SEN. LOREN LEGARDA IS CONFIDENT THAT AS THE CAMPAIGN PERIOD NEARS, SHE WOULD DEFINITELY EMERGE ON TOP OF THE VICE-PRESIDENTIAL RACE.
“I am very pleased with the results of this latest survey. It validates my belief that a green platform is precisely what this country needs, and that the Filipino electorate approves of my efforts in pushing a pro-environment agenda,” Loren said.
Legarda attributed her […]

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Loren backs laws for climate change

December 19, 2009

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK- SEN. LOREN LEGARDA YESTERDAY AGREED WITH WORLD PARLIAMENTARIANS THAT THE POST-2012 AGREEMENT REACHED AT THE UNITED NATIONS SUMMIT ON CLIMATE CHANGE SHOULD BE UNDERPINNED BY DOMESTIC LEGISLATION IN ALL COUNTRIES TO BE EFFECTIVE.
Loren, vice chair of the Philippine delegation to the summit conference here, expressed support for a resolution by the GLOBE (Global Legislators’ Organization for a Balanced Environment) International parliamentary community stressing the “critical role” of world parliamentarians in giving flesh to the agreement.
“To be […]

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Loren backs laws for climate change

December 19, 2009

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK- SEN. LOREN LEGARDA YESTERDAY AGREED WITH WORLD PARLIAMENTARIANS THAT THE POST-2012 AGREEMENT REACHED AT THE UNITED NATIONS SUMMIT ON CLIMATE CHANGE SHOULD BE UNDERPINNED BY DOMESTIC LEGISLATION IN ALL COUNTRIES TO BE EFFECTIVE.
Loren, vice chair of the Philippine delegation to the summit conference here, expressed support for a resolution by the GLOBE (Global Legislators’ Organization for a Balanced Environment) International parliamentary community stressing the “critical role” of world parliamentarians in giving flesh to the agreement.
“To be […]

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Loren: Women bear brunt of climate change savagery

December 18, 2009

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK – SEN. LOREN LEGARDA YESTERDAY UNDERSCORED THE WOMEN’S ROLE IN ALLEVIATING CLIMATE CHANGE, EVEN AS SHE DEPLORED THAT WOMEN SUFFER MORE THAN MEN FROM CLIMATE CHANGE.
Addressing a women’s forum here, Loren said that while males have dominated the spotlight on climate change, women can play a prominent part in arresting climate change to save the world from disaster.
The forum was conducted in connection with the UN summit on climate change simultaneously being held in this city.

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Loren warns traders taking advantage of Christmas rush

December 18, 2009

SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA WARNED UNSCRUPULOUS TRADERS YESTERDAY AGAINST SELLING EXPIRED FOOD ITEMS LIKE HAMS AND DEFECTIVE ELECTRICAL PRODUCTS LIKE CHRISTMAS LIGHTS AS THEY TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE HOLIDAY SHOPPING RUSH.
“Those who sell goods that endanger public health and safety must be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law,” said Loren, who asked local government units and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) to “do their job.”
“There are no holidays for people in government because ensuring the safety […]

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Loren tells Obama: Walk the talk on climate change

December 17, 2009

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK – SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA CHALLENGED TODAY US PRESIDENT BARRACK OBAMA TO EFFECT DRASTIC CUTS IN AMERICA’S CARBON EMISSIONS TO PROVE HIS COUNTRY’S RESPONSIVENESS TO THE MENACING THREAT OF CLIMATE CHANGE.
As the only Asian speaker in the inter-parliamentary union meeting in the United Nations’ climate change conference here, Loren lamented that a bill that would set into motion America’s response to global warming remains pending before the US Senate.
“President Obama must prove his leadership and his avowed […]

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Copenhagen, Denmark

December 17, 2009

GREEN ADVOCATES. SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA AND REPUBLIC OF MALDIVES PRESIDENT MOHAMED NASHEED EXCHANGED OPINIONS MOMENTS BEFORE THE COP15 MEETING IN COPENHAGEN. LOREN CHALLENGED THE US AND OTHER DEVELOPED NATIONS TO “WALK THE TALK” ON CLIMATE CHANGE.

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