RP is vulnerable to climate change
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Today I adapt the article of my daughter Ivy on climate change at risk: In the last 20 years, the Philippines suffered the most catastrophic events (289). It’s the fifth most vulnerable to climate change with its recurrent catastrophes in the long term and yearly risk indexes. (Global Climate Risk Index 2018). “This is due to its high exposure to natural hazards (cyclones, landslides, floods, droughts), dependence on climate-sensitive natural resources, and vast coastlines where all major cities and the majority of the population reside,” according to USAID.
Lopez, T. (2018, March 09). RP is vulnerable to climate change. Manila Standard, p. A5.
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Storm surges; Climatic changes; Disasters; Cyclones; Landslides; Floods; Droughts; Natural resources; Coasts; Global warming; Climate; Weather; Sea level changes; Flooding; Developing countries; Greenhouse effect; International cooperation; Ecosystems; Food security; Marine ecology; Biodiversity; Planning; Carbon dioxide; Oxygen; Erosion; Urbanization; Temperature; Oceans; Glaciers; Inland waters; Ground water; Data; Food; Shelters; Security; Asian Development Bank; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
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