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Rappler's latest stories on climate disaster


Slash emissions now or face climate disaster, U.N. warns

Nov 27, 2019 - 7:28 AM

'We are not running out of time – we are already out of time,' says Alden Meyer, director of policy at the Union of Concerned Scientists

Only 1 in 10 LGUs has plan on how to respond to natural disasters

Jul 06, 2016 - 6:02 PM

Climate Change Commission Secretary Emmanuel de Guzman urges local officials to create their own action plan by the end of 2017

VULNERABLE. Rice and corn farmers may go deeper into poverty because of climate change. Photo by Vincent Go/Greenpeace

Abandon coal, oil or face climate disaster – experts

Jan 21, 2016 - 7:58 PM

Experts at the World Economic Forum in Davos urge mankind to prevent a global catastrophe

PH named top 4th country affected by climate change in 2014

Dec 03, 2015 - 7:29 PM

The country has been among the top 10 most affected nations 7 times in the last 10 years researchers say

STORM-PRONE. Filipinos wade through floodwater brought about by Typhoon Koppu in San Jose city, Nueva Ecija on October 18, 2015. Photo by Francis Malasig/EPA

#Habagat: Map flood, traffic, and other critical alerts

Aug 04, 2014 - 8:53 PM

You can help report critical information such as flooded areas traffic situation and stranded motorists or commuters by reporting the location and the situation on the Project Agos Disaster Alert Map

Firefighters battle blazes in scorching Australia

Jan 15, 2014 - 1:06 PM

The Bureau of Meteorology says severe conditions are forecast for southeastern South Australia southern New South Wales Victoria and Tasmania

'AUSTRALIAN OVEN.' Spectators try to endure the heat while watching Monica Niculescu of Romania play against Savine Lisicki of Germany during their women's singles second round match on day three of the 2014 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 15, 2014. Greg Wood/AFP