Poor suffer most due to climate inaction

Special Report

Climate change is a present reality for many of the world’s poorest people.

The latest United Nations’ report on climate change released early this week contains overwhelming warning on the adverse impact of the changing climate, especially on the world’s poor people living in low-lying nations.

For vulnerable countries like the Philippines that have experienced extreme climate disasters like the recent super typhoon Yolanda, where more than 6,000 people died and millions of people left homeless, climate change is happening now.

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Philippine govt taps disaster imagination to prepare for typhoon season

AFTER HAIYAN Special Report 

MANILA, Philippines – To create safer and disaster-resilient communities, the Philippines turns to a novel mix of using science and disaster imagination to help prepare local disaster managers in dealing with weather hazards made stronger and more intense by a warming planet.

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