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Marcos to promises to make PHL more disaster-resilient

Marcos to promises to make PHL more disaster-resilient

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PRESIDENT FERDINAND “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. vowed to reduce the country’s vulnerability to the existing effects of climate change by investing in science and technology. “Capacity building for our natural disaster resiliency is, therefore, a must. Investment in science and technology is imperative to enable us to have accurate weather forecasts and on-time disaster alerts,” Marcos Jr. said. In his first State of the Nation Address (SONA), Marcos Jr. said that the country is “disaster-prone” and must adopt necessary actions to mitigate the worsening effects of climate change. “Though we are a minor contributor to climate change globally, we have the unfortunate distinction of being one of the most vulnerable countries to the effects of climate change,” he said. Consistent wit...
Robredo: Youth can help fight climate change

Robredo: Youth can help fight climate change

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By ANGELIQUE ANNE F. TORRES TODAY’S GENERATION that has defied the labels “shallow,” “selfie-taking,” and “narcissistic” could help reduce effects of climate change with the aid of latest technologies and by small steps such as using nature-friendly materials instead of plastics. This was the message of Vice President Leni Robredo in her keynote speech to youth during a climate change forum held Saturday at the Albertus Magnus Auditorium. “Instead of sitting by on the sidelines, you are finding ways to discover your role in nation building. [...] All hope is not lost because we believe you can do something about climate change now,” Robredo said. “Climate change is real and it is putting many of our people at risk. And you know what’s even worse; climate change hits the poo...