Taking a closer look at a sultan’s grand $100-billion megaproject in Johor.

In Forest City's show gallery, a sprawling model displays the four reclaimed islands which will soon sprout out of the Johor Strait. Image Credit: Albert Shaw

Read more: Malaysia’s Forest City and the Damage Done


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Cebu, Philippines – Understanding the weather and climate – when storms will break, how much rain will fall, and when the rainy season will start and end – are one of the most valuable tools a smallholder farmer can possess. But what happens when the climate changes and age-old traditions are put on their end?

What happens when drought wipes out crops and washes away new irrigation pumps and maybe even a few prized pigs? What happens when bad decisions are made on bad data? And when poor farmers, without viable access to insurance or other risk reduction mechanisms, are left to fend for themselves?

Read more: The power of climate information in agriculture


The Rizal Wind Farm in Halayhayin, Pililla, Rizal, Philippines, consisting of 27 wind turbines, can power almost 66,000 households with its annual generation of 150 Gigawatt hours (GWh) of electricity. (Photos taken by Zara Mae Estareja)

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