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'I challenge Locsin to stop hiding behind a desktop or mobile screen and his awful tweets, and start giving the Philippines the kind of climate diplomacy it truly deserves'
'The Philippines has actively championed the cause of vulnerable nations in the international arena, but now it needs to proactively lead its citizens toward a social transformation'
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says wasting the opportunity 'would not only be immoral, it would be suicidal'
'Alarmism should not silence realism,' says Preston Wells Griffith, special advisor to US President Donald Trump
'Alternative Energy, not Alternative Facts,' reads one slogan, while another – more blunt – says, 'More Science, Less Bullshit'
The United Nations climate summit, which took place in Germany this month, saw slow but steady progress on setting up the rules to implement the Paris Agreement. Here is a comprehensive summary of the technical UN climate talks.
Delegations at the latest round of climate negotiations in Bonn, Germany, show that US President Donald Trump’s plan to withdraw from the Paris Agreement has not weakened their stance to fight climate change
(UPDATED) Closing two weeks of talks, negotiators agree in the early hours of Saturday, November 18, to hold a stocktake in 2018 of national efforts to cut fossil fuel emissions
Climate negotiators meet in Bonn, wondering to what extent US President Donald Trump will make their jobs more difficult.
There is the fear that whatever progress is made now could easily be swept off the table when the negotiators get together next perhaps encountering a new US team with a different brief regarding climate policy
Environmental groups and advocates urge the president to look at the vital role the Philippines plays in the global climate pact
The whole world has started to recognize that environment and development go hand in hand Why can t we?
The French ecology minister calls for the swift implementation of the COP21 deal
Implementing it will require unanimous commitment and generous involvement by everyone says Pope Francis
Take a look at how Parisians took over the streets in the name of climate justice
Various sectors praise the Paris deal But the clock is ticking they warn
This is what will happen to the climate in the next 100 years
Over a hundred civil society representatives carry a long trail of red cloth to represent red lines In climate negotations red lines refer to issues that cannot be compromised
Beyond the scientific and technical aspects of the draft COP21 deal what human elements are overlooked?
How do you fall in love with the climate advocacy? Through art Parisians prove
A short stroll at the left bank of the Seine River leads to a giant blue whale sculpture a reminder to the world of how climate change threatens biodiversity
The Philippine delegation opens a crucial meeting of negotiators to media for the first time during the landmark UN climate summit in Paris
Gore tells Rappler at COP21: We are beginning to win this struggle
As the world faces catastrophic climate change the bigger fight is not just between ‘developed countries’ and ‘developing countries’ or between ‘big polluters’ and ‘the people’
This week all eyes are on Paris as world leaders wrap up their motives to save the planet But will women s voices be heard in Paris?
US negotiators expect tough talks on finance to go on at least until late Wednesday but still hope a serious deal can be reached
At COP21 failure is not an option We will make the most out of the remaining 5 days to come up with a strong binding and equitable agreement
UPDATED Dean Tony La Viña spokesperson for the Philippine delegation in Paris says all the elements the country wants are included among them the 1 5 degrees Celsius cap
I do not want future generations to suffer the wrath of Mother Nature especially since we can actually do something about it
UPDATED But the draft agreement at the COP21 in Paris is heavily bracketed meaning the wording of various sections is contested by negotiators from member countries
My message is clear: we must accelerate the process because there is still a lot of work to do says France s top diplomat
Youth Commissioner Dingdong Dantes presents 3 million NowPH climate action pledges to France host of the historic COP21
The Philippine delegation at COP21 in Paris welcomes the UN climate official s call as the hard work begins
Xi tells the UN climate summit that developed countries must accept more shared responsibilities
We want a planet that sustains life not one that is driven on the road to death by corporate greed
At the COP21 summit Aquino will share the Philippine experience in surviving natural disasters made stronger by the effects of climate change
Leaders from the 53 country family produce a message of Commonwealth ambition and determination for the COP21 talks in Paris
Filipino activists join the global climate march movement ahead of key talks in Paris aimed at crafting a pact to mitigate the impact of global warming
While reducing carbon emissions is a step in the right direction many see a transition to 100 renewable energy as the solution to climate change
The UNDP urges governments to listen to the voices of the indigenous peoples in preparation for the international climate change conference in Paris
The attacks in Paris are affecting the preparations and activities planned for COP21 says UN Assistant Secretary General on climate change Janos Pasztor
NowPH drive seeks to bring 1 million voices to the Paris climate talks
Do we have enough commitments to even reach our 2ºC target? And is the Philippines committing enough to leading the world into a carbon neutral future?
Developing countries propose to keep global warming under a 1 5ºC limit during the Bonn climate talks
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says he will attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in Malta then proceed to Paris
The Philippines proposes that parties should be guided by gender equality and ensure the full and equal participation of women in all climate actions and decision making processes
The discussions took a detour Monday when developing countries claimed their core demands had been summarily excised from a blueprint
These typhoons coinciding with climate negotiations serve as a reminder for world leaders to start acting on climate change