Aquino appoints new commissioner on climate change

Aquino appoints new commissioner on climate change

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — President Benigno Aquino III has appointed a former consultant with the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) to the country’s Commission on Climate Change Aquino named Emmanuel de Guzman as the new climate change commissioner, replacing Naderev Saño, who resigned in April. De Guzman’s appointment papers were signed by the […]

07.09.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Aquino to First World: End climate change

Aquino to First World: End climate change

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III has urged countries “contributing immensely to the global warning” to have a sense of moral responsibility and help end climate change. “To that most-developed countries that are contributing immensely to the global warming, there has to be a sense of moral responsibility that what they wreak is playing […]

15.11.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Expect increasingly violent cyclones, weather experts warn

Expect increasingly violent cyclones, weather experts warn

By Jean-Louis Pany PARIS (AFP) – Meteorologists have yet to formally link global warming to typhoons like the one that devastated the Philippines, but they expect increasingly extreme weather phenomena due to a rise in ocean temperatures. The trail of death and destruction left in the wake of Super Typhoon Haiyan was at the forefront […]

13.11.2013 · Filled under: Environment, Science & Technology, World News ·
UN climate talks open amid ‘sobering’ typhoon

UN climate talks open amid ‘sobering’ typhoon

By Mary Sibierski WARSAW, November 11, 2013 (AFP) – Nations launched a new round of talks Monday for a 2015 deal to cut Earth-warming greenhouse gas emissions, in the aftermath of a devastating Philippines typhoon the UN’s climate chief labelled “sobering”. Christiana Figueres urged progress at the notoriously fractious talks amid a slew of new […]

12.11.2013 · Filled under: Environment, Science & Technology, World News ·