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Welcome support for Paris Climate Treaty

At the start of his administration, President Duterte expressed his opposition to the Paris Agreement on Climate Change signed at the United Nations in 2016 by some 170 nations, including the Philippines. He said it would hold back the nation’s industrial growth. He saw it as an imposition by developed nations, notably the United States and China, which had achieved growth through industries that polluted the world’s atmosphere and now want to stop other nations that are similarly industrializing.

President Duterte signed the Paris Agreement on Climate Change Instrument of Accession Tuesday night despite being very vocal about his misgivings.

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Sen. Cynthia A. Villar has emphasized the need to win the tough battle against climate change for our survival and that of the next generation.

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Presidential Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. said the government is already implementing a comprehensive program on mitigating the adverse effects of La Niña.

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Exclusive interview with Al Gore airs Friday

On Earth Day, April 22, at 10:15 p.m., GMA News TV proudly presents “Addressing the Climate Crisis”—a one-on-one interview of “News to Go” anchor Howie Severino with environmental activist and former US Vice President Al Gore.

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Ang Kasangga Rep. Teodorico Haresco made this bold prediction yesterday as he claimed that the revolutionary three-wheeled, solar-powered tricycles now being used in Quezon City and Bacolod City and San Carlos City in Negros Occidental are not only cost-efficient but also protective of the environment.

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