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Legarda at COP23: 'We have to do both the difficult and the impossible'

Nov 17, 2017 - 5:05 PM

'The window of opportunity on achieving the 1.5 degrees Celsius goal of the Paris Agreement is fast closing and any delay will result in the irreversible,' says Senator Loren Legarda as she delivers the Philippine statement

CALL FOR CLIMATE JUSTICE. Senator Loren Legarda delivers the Philippine Statement during the High-Level Segment at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP23) happening in Bonn, Germany. Photo from Legarda's Twitter account

Paris to Marrakech: 4 key things to watch at COP 22

Nov 07, 2016 - 6:33 PM

While Paris was considered a success in finally creating an agreement among countries on how to solve the climate crisis a lot still needs to be done The Paris Agreement is only the start of a much bigger work that awaits every country

Credit scheme backfired, hiking greenhouse gases – study

Aug 25, 2015 - 9:30 AM

Researchers say a loophole in the Kyoto Protocol s Joint Implementation JI mechanism allowed countries to earn and sell credits for emissions cuts which were not real

This file picture taken on August 13, 2009 shows the Hazelwood power station as it billows smoke from its exhaust stacks in the Latrobe Valley, 150 kms east of Melbourne. Paul Crock/File/AFP

Lucio Tan’s solar power plant starts operations

Mar 26, 2015 - 7:33 PM

The Absolut Distiller’s P189M solar power plant in Lian Batangas is only the start as the tycoon intends to further invest in renewable energy

Q and A: What’s at stake for PH in climate summit

Sep 21, 2014 - 8:02 PM

Philippine Climate Change Commissioner Naderev Yeb Saño talks about why the upcoming UN Climate Summit is crucial for the country and why the potluck system is not enough to curb climate change

Building blocks missing for 2015 climate pact – ministers

Jun 07, 2014 - 11:20 AM

The Paris agreement is meant to set the cap on years of haggling among the 195 parties of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change

A photo taken on October 31, 2013 in Haubourdin, northern France shows smoke from a factory. Photo by Philippe Huguen / AFP

PH groups hit rich countries for climate change turnaround

Nov 19, 2013 - 10:00 PM

A week into the climate change talks in Poland countries are reneging on pledges to cut carbon emissions

WATERED DOWN. Climate justice advocates call on developed countries to fulfill their targets for reducing carbon emissions. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

International Conventions on Climate Change

Nov 17, 2013 - 6:32 PM

International policies and initiatives that help address the climate change issue

Doha indecision

Dec 10, 2012 - 10:31 AM

Doha resulted in a politically balanced outcome but it was far from addressing the climate crisis The struggle for climate justice lives on

UN climate deal passed in Doha, extended Kyoto accord

Dec 09, 2012 - 1:24 AM

The agreement seeks to combat climate change and extends the life of the Kyoto Protocol

Troubled UN climate talks enter final day

Dec 07, 2012 - 10:32 AM

The UN climate change talks in Doha are about to wrap up after a passionate appeal from the Philippines for action

Kyoto under the microscope in quest for new climate deal

Nov 29, 2012 - 2:04 PM

As the first phase of the Kyoto Protocol draws to a close the world will dissect its record for successes to emulate in the fight against global warming and pitfalls to avoid

A session at the UN Climate Change Conference in Doha, Qatar, November 25, 2012. Photo courtesy of COP18/ CMP8

Australia to sign up for Kyoto 2 - minister

Nov 09, 2012 - 8:49 AM

Australia is among the world s worst per capita polluters with a heavy reliance on coal mining and exports Most of its electricity comes from coal fired power stations