Samal Island, a popular tourist destination near Davao City in the southern Philippines, is fringed by a 300-metre (980-foot) coral system known as Paradise Reef, which hosts more than 100 coral species.
With the looming climate catastrophe threatening to compound the effects of conflict and supply-chain disruptions, the international community must be more proactive in addressing humanitarian needs. By predicting risks and acting before events become emergencies, aid organisations can deliver assistance more effectively.
Myriam Castaneda Solares
Now that the developed world has finally accepted a degree of financial responsibility for the loss and damage caused by climate change, the broader climate debate will henceforth turn on the question of liability.