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We did it! Romblon Gov. Lolong Firmalo rejoices over award for renewable energy

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Romblon is not just helping the planet, it is also getting recognition for its efforts.

Romblon Gov. Lolong Firmalo is very happy after the provincial government received the prestigious Allen Quimpo Climate Leadership for Governance Memorial Award.

It is given to local governments that have embraced renewable energy and are hosting renewable energy plants or farms.

In a Facebook post, Firmalo noted that the Climate Reality Project Philippines and its Filipino Climate Reality Leaders chose to recognize Filipino individuals, organizations, networks, and initiatives who have pursued global solutions to the climate crisis by pushing for urgent action across evert level of society.

It also chose to recognize the efforts of local governments and its leaders who are supporting renewable energy and have committed to promote climate justice, ecological integrity, and sustainable development.

With this kind of recognition, we’re sure local governments would be spurred to continue this advocacy!

“Mabuhay at congratulations sa ating lahat!

The Provincial Government of Romblon was chosen to receive the prestigious ALLEN S. QUIMPO CLIMATE LEADERSHIP FOR GOVERNANCE MEMORIAL AWARD, an award given to local government units in the Philippines who are committed to embracing renewable energy and are hosting Renewable Energy Plants/Farms.

For its second year, The Climate Reality Project Philippines and its Filipino Climate Reality Leaders recognized outstanding Filipino individuals, organizations, networks, and initiatives who have been catalyzing global solutions to the climate crisis by making urgent action a necessity across every level of society. This year’s Climate Reality Leadership Awards also opened its doors to recognize the important role of local government units and its leaders who have been an integral part in redefining the Philippines’ energy sector through embracing renewable energy and commitment to promote climate justice, ecological integrity, and sustainable development.

Climate Reality Project is a non-profit organization founded by Nobel Laureate and former United States of America Vice-President Al Gore,” Firmalo posted.