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Statement of The Climate Reality Project Philippines on President Marcos’ 2023 State of the Nation Address

There is no real economic development without addressing the prevailing climate crisis.

We welcome President Marcos’ pronouncements recognizing the need to climate-proof the country’s economic agenda and his commitment to global decarbonization goals.

We challenge the President to not just talk the talk, but also walk the walk. We look forward to seeing concrete programs and policies that will accelerate the Philippines’ transition into a low-carbon economy.

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Statement of The Climate Reality Project Philippines on the outcome of the 26th Conference of Parties to the UNFCCC

The Glasgow climate pact passed yesterday during the 26th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (CO26) reflects the lack of political will of world leaders to end the climate crisis. For us in the Climate Reality Philippines, COP26 was “an incremental step forward” rather than the “monumental leap” needed to ensure a livable planet for all.

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Statement of The Climate Reality Project Philippines on President Duterte’s Final State of the Nation Address

The Climate Reality Project Philippines laments President Duterte’s failure to mention climate action in his sixth and final State of the Nation Address (SONA). His last SONA was held as the country continues to struggle with the twin crises of the pandemic and climate change, and it could have been an opportune moment to bolster support in advancing the climate agenda and promoting a green and resilient COVID-19 recovery.

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