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Palace: Gina Lopez to attend Morocco climate talks

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NOT YET FINAL. Environment Secretary Gina Lopez says plans for her to join the Philippine delegation in Morocco climate talks are not yet final. Screenshot from Rappler

Environment Secretary Gina Lopez says she still has to ‘clarify things’ and ‘get more clarity on what the President wants’

MANILA, Philippines (Nov. 5, 2016) — Malacañang announced on Friday, November 4, that Environment Secretary Gina Lopez will attend the next world climate conference, COP 22, which opens November 7 in Marrakech, Morocco.  Continue reading Palace: Gina Lopez to attend Morocco climate talks

La Viña: Paris climate deal aligns with Duterte’s 10-point agenda

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CLIMATE TALKS. A picture taken on November 25, 2015 in Le Bourget near Paris shows the entrance of the venue that hosted Paris’ climate summit, also known as COP21. File photo by Dominique Faget/AFP

In time for the upcoming Morocco climate talks, the Ateneo School of Government and the SSG Advisors present the reasons why the Paris Agreement on Climate Change should be ratified by the Philippines

MANILA, Philippines (Oct. 30, 2016) — Six months after 175 countries signed the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, delegates from these countries will meet once again in Marrakech, Morocco on November 7 to finally put the deal into force.  Continue reading La Viña: Paris climate deal aligns with Duterte’s 10-point agenda

PH to sit as observer in Morocco meeting on Paris deal

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Antonio La Viña, a veteran of international climate talks, also advises the Philippine delegation not to emphasize human rights in the next round of negotiations

MANILA, Philippines (Oct. 30, 2016) — After playing an active role during the 2015 climate talks in Paris, the Philippines will sit as an observer in the ceremonial first meeting of the Parties to the Paris Agreement, to be held during the next world climate conference, COP 22, which opens November 7 in Marrakech, Morocco.

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