Archives for the ‘Press Release’ Category

Legarda Urges Gov’t to Utilize IRRI Programs to Improve Agriculture in PHL

Posted on May 13th, 2016 • Category: Press Release

Senator Loren Legarda today said that the government must utilize the research programs of the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) to improve agricultural systems in the country and to adapt to the changing climate.



Legarda on Warming Limit of 1.5°C: It’s a Matter of Survival

Posted on Apr 26th, 2016 • Category: Press Release

Senator Loren Legarda called on nations to immediately ratify the Paris Agreement on climate change and stressed on the need to target the more ambitious but safer 1.5 degrees Celsius warming limit.



Legarda: PHL Targets Early Ratification of Paris Climate Agreement

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

New York, USA—Senator Loren Legarda, Co-Head of the Philippine Delegation at the High Level Signature Ceremony for the Paris Climate Agreement, pronounced the Philippines’ commitment to ensuring the early entry into force of the Agreement by aiming for Philippine ratification within the year.



Legarda: Local Gov’t Leaders in PHL Support Early Ratification of Paris Agreement

Posted on Apr 22nd, 2016 • Category: Press Release

In time for Earth Day, local government leaders in the Philippines expressed their support for the immediate ratification of the Paris Agreement that will be signed by world leaders today.



Legarda: Paris Agreement is Our Gift to Mother Earth, Legacy to Our Children

Posted on Apr 21st, 2016 • Category: Press Release

As world leaders converge at the United Nations Headquarters in New York to sign the Paris Agreement on Earth Day (April 22), Senator Loren Legarda, Co-Head of the Philippine Delegation, stressed the importance of the accord to both humanity and the planet.



Legarda Addresses Vulnerable Nations Ahead of Paris Agreement Signing

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

United Nations Global Champion for Resilience, Senator Loren Legarda, will address today, April 20, members of the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) in a meeting at the UN Headquarters in New York.

Two days ahead of the High-Level Signing Ceremony for the Paris Agreement in New York, Legarda, who is also Co-Head of the Philippine Delegation, said that CVF member states must unite in ensuring the early entry into force of the Agreement.



Legarda on Starting a Low Carbon Lifestyle: Conserve Water

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

Senator Loren Legarda today said that one way to start a low carbon lifestyle is to undertake water conservation initiatives.

Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Climate Change, stressed the importance of water management in the battle against climate change and the devastating impact of depleting water resource.



Legarda Rallies Fellow Parliamentarians from Vulnerable Nations to Unite in Ratifying Paris Climate Agreement

Posted on Apr 16th, 2016 • Category: Press Release

Senator Loren Legarda has urged her fellow parliamentarians from countries that are most vulnerable to climate change impacts to immediately ratify the Paris Agreement.



Legarda: More Hotter Days Expected If We Don’t Act on Climate Change

Posted on Apr 14th, 2016 • Category: Press Release

Senator Loren Legarda today said that Filipinos should expect a rise in hotter days and consistently hotter years because of climate change.

Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Climate Change, made the statement following reports that the heat index in the past days has reached danger levels.



Legarda: Utilize Funds for El Niño Now

Posted on Apr 8th, 2016 • Category: Press Release

Senator Loren Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committees on Finance and Climate Change, today said that the government must utilize available funds to mitigate and adapt to the El Niño phenomenon, stressing that this should have already been done since the government has been sufficiently warned by the state weather bureau since 2014.