Duterte Says Philippines Will Not Honor Paris Climate Change Agreement

President Rodrigo Duterte said his administration would not honor the Paris Agreement on climate change that the Philippines adopted in December 2015. Calling the covenant stupid and absurd, he said that the treaty would only limit the country’s industrial growth. The announcement came after Duterte expressed anger at an unidentified foreign ambassador who reminded him of the country’s commitment to limit its carbon…

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