Archives for the ‘Press Release’ Category

Legarda Asks DOTr to Strengthen Monitoring of Vehicle Emission

Posted on Aug 23rd, 2016 • Category: Press Release

Senator Loren Legarda today asked the Department of Transportation (DOTr) to strengthen the monitoring of emissions from motor vehicles in compliance with the Clean Air Act (RA 8749).



Legarda Urges Creation of Community Vegetable Gardens to Address Hunger, Malnutrition

Posted on Aug 19th, 2016 • Category: Press Release

Senator Loren Legarda today said that creating vegetable gardens in communities is one effective way to address hunger and malnutrition especially in the poorest barangays in the country.



Legarda Urges Vulnerable Nations Take Climate Action Ahead of Paris Agreement Enforcement

Posted on Aug 15th, 2016 • Category: Press Release

Senator Loren Legarda today renewed her call for climate vulnerable nations to take urgent climate action even as the world waits for the Paris Agreement on Climate Change to take effect.

Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Climate Change and UNISDR Global Champion for Resilience, made the statement during her opening speech at the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) High-Level Climate Policy Forum held at the Philippine Senate today, August 15, 2016.



Legarda Seeks Delineation of Phl Forest Boundaries

Posted on Aug 10th, 2016 • Category: Press Release

Senator Loren Legarda has filed a bill seeking to delineate and properly identify the country’s forestlands with due regard to their preservation and protection.   “At present, government relies on the land classification maps and cadastral survey maps of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and the initiatives of local government units (LGUs) […]



Legarda Calls for Greater Youth Involvement in Climate Action

Posted on Aug 5th, 2016 • Category: Press Release

Senator Loren Legarda today called on the youth to become more actively involved in climate change issues, noting that they have the greatest stake in the sustainability of the planet.   Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Climate Change and UNISDR Global Champion for Resilience, made the call during her keynote speech at the […]



Legarda Calls for Collective Climate Action

Posted on Jul 20th, 2016 • Category: Press Release

Senator Loren Legarda today called on the international community, the government and the public to strengthen collective and individual action in coping with and addressing the impacts of climate change.   Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Climate Change and UNISDR Global Champion for Resilience, made the call during theConversations Among Thought Leaders forum […]



On World Env’t Day, Legarda Calls On Gov’t To Address Rampant Illegal Wildlife Trade

Posted on Jun 4th, 2016 • Category: Press Release

In observance of World Environment Day on June 5, Senator Loren Legarda has called on the government to step up its efforts to combat rampant wildlife smuggling.   Legarda is supporting the United Nations’ call to fight illegal trade in wildlife, which threatens endemic Philippine species and could lead to biodiversity loss.   The focal theme […]



COAL-FIRED POWER PLANTS THREATEN LIVES, ENVIRONMENT — LEGARDA

Posted on May 27th, 2016 • Category: Press Release

Senator Loren Legarda today renewed her call on government to tap cleaner and less wasteful sources of energy, expressing alarm over the adverse environmental impacts of coal-fired power plants in the country.



Legarda Calls for More Aggressive Climate Action on 10th Year of ‘An Inconvenient Truth’

Posted on May 24th, 2016 • Category: Press Release

Senator Loren Legarda today renewed her call for more aggressive action to address the climate crisis during the 10th anniversary of An Inconvenient Truth, the documentary film on Former US Vice President Al Gore’s campaign to educate people about global warming.



Legarda Hails Signing of Green Jobs Act

Posted on May 20th, 2016 • Category: Press Release

Senator Loren Legarda hailed the signing into law of the Green Jobs Act which offers tax incentives to companies that create green jobs or “employment that contributes to preserving or restoring the quality of the environment”.