January 1, 2017 — Tropical cyclones—which include all hurricanes, typhoons, tropical storms and tropical depressions—are expected to change in intensity, frequency, location, and seasonality as a result of climate change. Many of the tropical cyclones of 2016 exhibited the type of behavior we expect to see more of due to global warming. Here, then, is a “top ten” list of 2016 tropical cyclone events of the type we should expect to see more of due to global warming. Continue reading Top Ten Tropical Cyclone Events of 2016 Potentially Influenced by Climate Change
The Cook Islands, a tiny Pacific state vulnerable to sea level rise, is vocally opposed to action at the International Maritime Organization
July 16, 2016 — Eight months after world leaders struck a historic climate pact in Paris, most UN bodies are – more or less – getting with the programme. Continue reading Offshore carbon, why a climate deal for shipping is sinking
Philippine schools are battered every year by typhoons and floods. In some areas, they have to somehow go through an academic year amid the threat of armed conflict.
February 18, 2016 — Schools in the Philippines regularly face challenges few other educational systems around the world have to deal with: frequent exposure to different kinds of hazards or disasters.