UN climate change agreement - updates

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FULL TEXT: Philippine statement on adoption of Paris climate deal

Dec 13, 2015 - 10:00 AM

Despite diversity and divergence we have found common ground The Paris Agreement is a monumental feat of humanity says head of Philippine delegation Emmanuel de Guzman

'THANK YOU, PARIS.' Philippine head of delegation Emmanuel de Guzman delivers the country's speech adopting the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

#COP21: Philippines set to accept UN climate change pact

Dec 12, 2015 - 11:02 PM

UPDATED One of the leading voices among vulnerable countries the Philippines intends to accept the final version of the UN climate agreement without any changes

PH DECIDES. During this crunch-time meeting, the Philippine delegation heads decide to accept the latest draft of the UN climate change agreement. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

#COP21: Countries have few hours to decide on UN climate pact

Dec 12, 2015 - 9:08 PM

UPDATED The decisions to be made by country negotiators in Paris in the next few hours may determine the fate of mankind

TIME TO DECIDE. Members of the Philippine delegation read through every line of the final draft of the UN climate agreement minutes after it is released. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

PH team goes to battle for liability, compensation for climate victims

Dec 11, 2015 - 7:06 AM

In what could be among the last meetings of countries before the final UN climate pact is released the Philippines fights for a stronger loss and damage mechanism

CRUNCHTIME. Philippine team analyzes near-final UN climate deal before 12 am Indaba on December 10, 2015. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

#COP21: Vatican joins call for 1.5°C warming limit

Dec 11, 2015 - 12:59 AM

The Holy See adds its influential voice to the growing call for the safer and more difficult goal for the world s warming to be kept below 1 5°C

HEAD OF VATICAN. Pope Francis, head of the Vatican, greets the faithful as he arrives during heavy rain in St. Peter's Square, Vatican City in March 2015. File photo by Fabio Frustaci/EPA