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Climate Change Explained

A straightforward explanation of Climate Change: the heat from human emissions is roughly equal to exploding 400,000 Hiroshima atomic bombs every day. Historically, every time carbon dioxide levels increase in Earth's atmosphere, the average surface temperature increases, ice melts, and the seas rise.

Source: The Daily Conversation

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    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
  • Weather-Resistant Rice

    The Philippines Produce Extreme Weather-Resistant Rice Millions of people around the world depend on rice for their survival. But climate change is beginning to take a toll on traditional crops, forcing scientists
  • Albay, Philippines -DRR/CCA

    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 Source: Climate Ch
  • We Know Enough about Climate Change

    The film focuses on the process of adaptation to climate change from a development perspective. We developed it for training programs and conferences in the target countries including Indonesia, Tunisia and Mexico. It premiered in 2011 at the UN-C
  • Horticulture in a Changing Climate

    David Wolfe delivers the September 20, 2010 Department of Horticulture seminar on "Climate Change and Agriculture: Impacts, Adaptatio
  • Climate change film by children in Xa Thuan

    This participatory video (PV) is developed by ethnic minority children in Quang Tri, Vietnam. In this video, they introduced their daily lives as well as presented their memory about the last disaster - typhoon #9 (Ketsana typhoon) affecting their
  • Rappler's #TalkThursday with Lucille Sering

    MANILA, Philippines - Rappler speaks with Secretary Lucille Sering of the Climate Change Commission. A long time environmental advocate, Sering entered government in 2007 as a Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) undersec
  • Global and Local: Dispatches from the Climate Fight

    The sheer financial power of the fossil fuel industry is at the heart of the climate-change problem, and the climate movement is finally grappling with this reality. Bill McKibben shares stories from the front lines of this movement -- from every
  • Greening the dry zone of Myanmar

    UNDP Myanmar video looks at a project that the organization is working on in collaboration with the country's government in the driest region in
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    A sea of plastic was interesting and sad, but it needed something unique and beautiful to truly standout. What more unique and beautiful to represent the ocean than a mermaid? Source: Von Wong
  • Albay, Philippines - CCA

    Governor Joey Salceda talks about "Climate Change Adaptation and Areas of Investment". Local initiative on Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation Source: Climate Change Academy of Albay
  • Science for A Hungry World

    This is a six-part series produced by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). This video discusses "How Climate Change will impact agriculture" [Music begins] Narrator: Climate change is already affe
  • Forecast-based financing: an animation

    A Climate Centre animation by Willow Brugh describes the thinking behind the new humanitarian approach of 'forecast-based financing': see 
  • Developing a Community Well-being Index in Disaster-Prone Areas of the Philippines

    The SEARCA Agriculture and Development Seminar Series last March 28, 2017 featured Dr. Merites M. Buot, Associate Professor, Department of Human Kinetics College of Arts and Sciences, University of the Philippines Los Baños. She talked about
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