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Sen. Poe’s son launches book on sustainable future in PH

/ 03:33 PM November 30, 2022
BOOK LAUNCH. Dr. Brian Poe Llamanzares (fourth from left) is joined by Sen. Loren Legarda (fifth from left), Sen. Sherwin Gatchalian (extreme right), mom Sen. Grace Poe (third from left), dad Neil Llamanzares (extreme left) and sibling Nika (second from left) in presenting his book during its launch Tuesday evening at the Presidential Suite of the Manila Hotel.

BOOK LAUNCH. Dr. Brian Poe Llamanzares (fourth from left) is joined by Sen. Loren Legarda (fifth from left), Sen. Sherwin Gatchalian (extreme right), mom Sen. Grace Poe (third from left), dad Neil Llamanzares (extreme left) and sibling Nika (second from left) in presenting his book during its launch Tuesday evening at the Presidential Suite of the Manila Hotel.

MANILA, Philippines —Senator Grace Poe’s son launched a book on building a sustainable Philippines amid rising hurdles and vulnerabilities.

“A Sustainable Future,” written by climate change and sustainability specialist Dr. Brian Poe Llamanzares, was launched at Manila Hotel on Tuesday evening.

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The book provides an optimistic and holistic view of collectively understanding and responding to issues in building sustainability.

Dr. Brian Poe Llamanzares autographs a copy of his new book launched Tuesday evening at the Presidential Suite of the Manila Hotel.

Dr. Brian Poe Llamanzares autographs a copy of his new book launched Tuesday evening at the Presidential Suite of the Manila Hotel.

“It is crystal-clear that the biggest threat to our country now is climate vulnerability. Whether it’s a supertyphoon taking lives or a drought destroying our agricultural economy, the toll climate change takes on our country is quite severe. We must do what it takes to save our country and prepare for the future,” Llamanzares said in a statement.

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Llamanzares, in his book, explained the three main pillars of sustainability: resource management, renewable energy, and disaster resilience.

Senate President Pro Tempore Loren Legarda, Senator Sherwin Gatchalian, and former Ateneo School of Government dean Antonio La Vina delivered keynote speeches during the event.

Llamanzares chairs the Panday Bayanihan foundation, created in honor of his grandfather National Artist Fernando Poe Jr. He likewise serves as chief of staff to his mother’s office in the Senate.

The author completed several academic programs, including Energy Innovation and Emerging Technologies, Evaluating Social Programs, and Leadership in Crises in various schools across the globe.

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