With special authority from President Aquino, Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Ramon J. P. Paje signs for and behalf of the Republic of the Philippines the landmark Paris climate agreement during the high level signing ceremony held April 22 at the UN headquarters in New York. Paje also delivered the Philippine statement underscoring its commitment to meet its pledge through the implementation of the national climate action plan and integration of climate change in the national and local development plans and budgets, even as he appealed to world leaders to work together for the full implementation of the climate agreement. ###