According to a United Nations report, the Philippines is one of the countries with the highest number of disaster events from 2000 to 2019.
Climate Smart Philippines aims to gather best scientific knowledge available, apply them to build climate resilience and climate adaptation.
Filipinos feel these will amplify climate change – deforestation, poverty, waste disposal lack, population rise, and poor infrastructure.
Building the climate-resilient New Clark City has already started its first phase (out of 3) of development, which will be completed in 2022.
Mangrove forests play a vital role in climate change adaptation and mitigation. Strong government policy, support needed to preserve them.
Sta Rosa, Philippines is often visited with rains, causing flash and severe flooding. Know their climate adaptation and mitigation efforts.
A report on using best practices in designing climate-resilient infrastructure against extreme climate events, like typhoons and El Niño in the Philippines.
The WB report presents the Philippines’ climate baseline, projections of future climate, recent climate trends, and impacts on natural hazard vulnerability.
A study says the Philippines is a potential place for carbon sequestration projects. The uplands pose an ecological and economic threat if not reforested.
Analysis indicates that developed global coastlines are three times more exposed to extreme coastal water levels. Know the key findings and places at risk.