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Palace: Gina Lopez to attend Morocco climate talks

Nov 04, 2016 - 11:11 PM

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

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

PH to sit as observer in Morocco meeting on Paris deal

Oct 30, 2016 - 8:56 AM

3rd UPDATE 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

PH on Paris climate pact: Monumental feat for humanity

Dec 13, 2015 - 4:53 AM

Paris has given us 1 5°C to survive and to thrive says head of Philippine delegation Manny de Guzman Thank you Paris

'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

WATCH: Jane Goodall speaks for animals at UN climate summit

Dec 10, 2015 - 10:30 PM

The most famous animal scientist on Earth gives voice to other living creatures facing destruction if humanity fails to curb climate change

THEIR SPOKESWOMAN. Renowned primatologist Jane Goodall speaks in behalf of animals threatened by climate change at COP21 in Paris. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

#COP21: 4 crucial things PH wants from the UN climate deal

Dec 10, 2015 - 8:15 PM

UPDATED If these 4 things are included in the final UN climate pact the Philippine team will consider their efforts at COP21 a success

PH IN PARIS. Head of Philippine delegation Manny de Guzman speaks during a major gathering of negotiators at the UN climate talks in Paris. Photo from Tony La Viña

PH team dives into marathon climate negotiations

Dec 10, 2015 - 1:22 AM

We are very close already to having an agreement says climate commissioner Manny de Guzman as the last mile of climate negotiations begin following the release of a new climate agreement draft

CRUNCHTIME. Commissioner Manny de Guzman and Philippine delegation spokesman Tony La Viña address Philippine negotiators monents after the release of a new draft of the Paris climate agreement. All photos by Pia Ranada/Rappler

10 cool things you’ll find in Planet COP21

Dec 09, 2015 - 7:20 PM

We may not have a Planet B but we have Planet COP21 – a whole new world showcasing green innovations as it serves as the venue for the Paris climate summit

A NEW WORLD. Wind Trees greet participants to the Paris climate change conference (COP21) as they step off special hybrid buses. All photos by Pia Ranada/Rappler

#COP21: 5 days to forge world’s climate action plan

Dec 07, 2015 - 9:26 PM

At 21 pages the draft of the world s climate change agreement is on track to be finalized by December 11 but many sticky issues remain unresolved

FINAL WEEK. Ministers and negotiators attend a high-level meeting that opens the last and most crucial week of the UN climate conference in Paris or COP21. Screenshot from webcast

Protests along Champs Elysees banned

Dec 01, 2015 - 8:44 PM

The measures will remain in force until December 13 2015

Standing up for PH in Paris climate summit: Meet 6 key negotiators

Nov 28, 2015 - 10:00 AM

They fly to Paris France to ensure that the Philippines interests are represented in a landmark international climate change agreement

UNDP Asia chief: To curb climate crisis, time to rethink values

Nov 24, 2015 - 7:41 PM

What s at stake for developing climate vulnerable countries like the Philippines in the UN climate summit in Paris? The UN s Haoliang Xu says a lot

EU to set out negotiating stand for Paris climate summit

Sep 18, 2015 - 3:33 AM

The environment ministers from the 28 nation EU will meet in Brussels to set out their vision for the architecture of a global deal in the French capital

In this file photo, European flags are reflected at the entrance of the Berlaymont building EU Commission in Brussels on May 21, 2014. Georges Gobet/AFP