MANILA, Philippines – In December 2015, official representatives from 195 countries will meet to discuss humanity’s gameplan to combat climate change. The plan comes in the form of a written agreement: the Paris Agreement on Climate Change.
Dubbed COP21 or the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) 21st Conference of Parties, the 2-week event will be held from November 30 to December 11 in France.
What is at stake for the Philippines?
How is the country preparing for the landmark conference?
What are its commitments?
Rappler talked to Sec Lucille Sering of the Climate Change Commission (CCC) as Manila prepares for the climate summit in Paris.
The Philippines, which has become an image of disaster vulnerability after it was battered by Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan), seeks to gather at least 1 million signatures for the Paris climate summit.
Sering, together with National Youth Commission (NYC) assistant secretary Dindong Dantes will present the signatures to French President Francois Hollande during the landmark conference. (READ: #COP21 climate action: 1 million signatures from PH to Paris) – Rappler.com
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