As early as 2004 when typhoons hit the country in a more frequent and intense manner, –concerned stakeholders of the Philippine society, particularly CSOs directly involved with development work in various spheres, started to rethink their development initiatives in light of the adverse impacts wrought by the climate change phenomenon on human lives and habitats locally and globally.
Aspiring senators should be feeling the heat not only from the nearing elections but also from climate change, according to a civil society network. “However, very few senatoriables have talked about their track record in climate change issues, much less affirmed their support for climate change legislation if they do become elected,” said Melvin Purzuelo, convenor of Aksyon Klima Pilipinas.
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