Keeping up with climate change: What must the country do?
The Philippine Star
By Federico R. Lopez
The Philippines performed a powerful and influential role in the recent Paris COP 21 climate talks, chairing the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) – an international partnership of countries highly vulnerable to climate change, and the V20 – the group of finance ministers representing 20 of the most vulnerable nations in the world. Both the CVF and the V20 provided the much-needed emotional plea for a decarbonized world and, although the agreements reached in Paris were dramatic, experts know they are still not enough…