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Stronger Asean response to climate change pressed

This Aug. 14, 2010, file photo shows an aerial view of the flooded Rohjan area in southern Pakistan. Prominent climate scientist Kerry Emanuel of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology said Monday, July 8, 2013, that rising greenhouse gas emissions could lead to a 10 to 40 percent increase in the frequency of tropical cyclones by the year 2100.  AP PHOTO

A regional coalition of environmentalists are demanding a stronger and united response by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations to climate change, which has the most impact on a region where natural disasters cause $4.4.billion in damage annually.

Posted: September 22nd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Aquino to attend UN’s Climate Summit in New York

Benigno Aquino III

As part of his official tour to the United States (US) this month, President Benigno Aquino III will be heading to New York on September 23 to attend the United Nations’ Climate Summit.

Posted: September 9th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Sea level rising in PH, Australia due to human activity–study

Infographics by http://www.climate.org/

Sea level is rising at the coasts of the Philippines and Northern Australia and will continue to do so if humans will not stop altering the climate, according to a recently-released study by Old Dominion University and the University of Colorado Boulder.

Posted: August 15th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Facing severe drought, Californians back mandatory curb on water use


Californians rank the drought that’s dehydrating their state as their number one environmental concern, according to a new statewide survey.

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

California budget’s climate-change proviso called historic

A coalition of supporters hailed the state budget, Senate Bill 535, which is headed for final passage, for guaranteeing that at least 25 percent of funds raised by the state’s carbon auctions would go to investments benefitting economically disadvantaged and highly polluted communities.

Posted: June 17th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »