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Wagering on Warsaw: COP19 and the Philippines

Blog entry by Rex Barrer | November 11, 2013

As I await the start of the 19th Conference of Parties (COP19) on Climate Change tomorrow to be held here in Warsaw, I try to reflect on its significance for me. How earthshaking or exciting will this opportunity be for me? ...

Look to the sun and save lives: solar power in post-Haiyan Philippines

Blog entry by Amalie Obusan | March 27, 2014 2 comments

It is impossible to forget the anxiety I felt for the safety of my family when  supertyphoon Haiyan , possibly the most powerful ever to hit land, struck the Philippines with an unprecedented ferocity last November. Leaving a...

How does a city recover from an extreme weather event?

Blog entry by Jenny Tuazon | November 8, 2017 1 comment

On November 8, 2013, Typhoon Haiyan, the strongest storm ever to make landfall , tore through nine regions of the Philippines, including Tacloban. Four years on, we returned to see how the city has changed after the fateful event that...

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