Ruth Lusterio-Rico

Dr Ruth Lusterio-Rico is Professor and currently Associate Dean for Academic Affairs of the College of Social Sciences and Philosophy, University of the Philippines Diliman.

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Talk is Cheap: The 2022 Philippine Elections’ Climate Implications

Ruth Lusterio-Rico

President Duterte’s approach to environmental issues has been inconsistent. His declarations about solving environmental problems have been quite strong, but were not followed by concrete actions. The next President must strike a tough balance between fostering a business climate conducive to economic recovery, whilst moving ahead with climate action and environmental commitments.