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Lopez: Paris deal will bring ‘silver lining of hope’ to next generation

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Environment Secretary Gina Lopez. Image by Rappler.com

‘By ratifying the Paris Agreement, we will be able to maximize our climate adaptation and mitigation efforts to protect the Filipino people,’ says Environment Secretary Gina Lopez

MANILA, Philippines (Mar 2, 2017) — Environment Secretary Gina Lopez on Wednesday, March 1, lauded President Rodrigo Duterte’s decision to sign the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. Continue reading Lopez: Paris deal will bring ‘silver lining of hope’ to next generation

Duterte eyes changes to PH contribution to Paris climate deal

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ROAD TO RATIFICATION. President Rodrigo Duterte presides over the Joint Climate Change Commission Board Meeting at the State Dining Room of Malacañang on January 31, 2017. File photo by Ace Morandante/Presidential Photo

The President agrees to sign the Paris climate pact after being assured that the country’s Intended Nationally-Determined Contribution can still be revised

MANILA, Philippines (Mar 1, 2017) — President Rodrigo Duterte agreed to sign the Paris climate deal after being assured that the ambitious contribution submitted by the Philippines to the United Nations under the deal can still be revised. Continue reading Duterte eyes changes to PH contribution to Paris climate deal

Senate to OK Paris climate deal before March 18 – Legarda

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CLIMATE TREATY. Senator Loren Legarda says she is confident that the Senate will concur in the ratification of the Paris climate deal before session adjourns on March 18. Photo by Camille Elemia

Senator Loren Legarda, who is set to sponsor the measure, is confident they have the numbers to concur with the ratification of the Paris climate deal

MANILA, Philippines (Mar 1, 2017) — The Senate eyes to complete the final step to make the Philippines a signatory to the Paris climate deal before session adjourns on March 18. Continue reading Senate to OK Paris climate deal before March 18 – Legarda

Duterte signs Paris climate deal

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TALKING CLIMATE CHANGE. President Rodrigo Duterte presides over the Climate Change Commission Board Meeting on January 31, 2017. File photo by Rolando Mailo/Presidential Photo

The Office of the President submits the signed ‘Instrument of Accession’ to the Senate for concurrence on Wednesday, March 1

MANILA, Philippines (Mar 1, 2017) — Despite his misgivings, President Rodrigo Duterte has signed the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. Continue reading Duterte signs Paris climate deal