In the past 200,000 years, humans have upset the balance of planet Earth, a balance established by nearly four billion years of evolution. We must act now. It's too late to be a pessimist. The price is too high. Humanity has little time to reverse
Scarcity of safe drinking water is one of the major problems in saline prone coastal and drought affected north-western regions of Bangladesh. This problem will be aggravated further in future by the climate change impacts.
Jakarta is very vulnerable to flooding. As the rainy season continues, the Jakarta government hopes its efforts to dredge the city's rivers and rehabilitate its floodways will make Indonesia's capital safer from flooding.
According to a study conducted at the University of Georgia, the Philippines was the third highest producer of plastic waste. Some Filipinos practice ways on how they can lessen their plastic consumption. Learn more about them in Howie Severino's
Farmers in Indonesia are using a new method to fight the effects of climate change, and also improve their harvest. This new method, which should more than double their production, uses charcoal - not a very environmentally friendly product.&
Governor Joey Salceda introduces Albay, Philippines and its Disaster Risk Reduction/Climate Change Adaptation Initiative and Partnerships.
Local initiative on Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation
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"Crop Insurance as Resiliency Measure to Climate Change: Evidence from Corn Farmers in the Philippines" by Dr. Jose Yorobe, Jr., Professor, College of Economics and Management, University of the Philippines Los Baños
As National Geographic showed us in 2013, sea levels would rise by 216 feet if all the land ice on the planet were to melt. This would dramatically reshape the continents and drown many of the world's major cities.