For communicating climate reality, journalists Howie Severino (GMA 7), Imelda Abano (PNEJ), Atom Araullo (ABS-CBN), and Voltaire Tupaz (Rappler) are recognized at the premiere screening of the documentary "An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to power," on Monday, August 28.

MEDIA CLIMATE CHAMPIONS. Journalists Voltaire Tupaz of Rappler, Atom Araullo of ABS-CBN, and Imelda Visaya Abano of the Philippine Network of Environmental Journalists (L-R) cover the historic 21st Conference of Parties of the UN Convention Framework on Climate Change (COP21) in France. Photo courtesy of Imelda Abano

MANILA, Philippines – Nobel Peace Prize laureate Al Gore's Climate Reality Project recognized four journalists from the Philippines who covered the historic Paris climate change conference and issues on global warming.

GMA 7 investigative journalist Howie Severino, Philippine EnviroNews editor-in-chief Imelda Visaya Abano, ABS-CBN multimedia journalist Atom Araullo, and Rappler's MovePH editor Voltaire Tupaz were named "Media Climate Champions" at the premiere screening of the documentary "An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power," on Monday, August 28. (IN PHOTOS: 'An Inconvenient Sequel' premieres in PH)

Read more: Al Gore's Climate Reality Project names Pinoy 'Media Climate Champions'


By:  Doris Dumlao-Abadilla

Source: Philippine Daily Inquirer

27 August 2017



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