#natural disasters News

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A boom in plastic greenhouses in the Central Highlands city of Dalat may protect farmers from the impacts of erratic weather, but their environmental toll is building in the agriculture-heavy region.
Ferdinand "Bongbong" Romualdez Marcos Jr. speech
Ferdinand Marcos Jr., only son of the country’s late dictator, took his oath as the 17th Philippine president on Thursday, vowing to seek help from allies to alleviate the effects of climate disasters in the typhoon-prone archipelago.
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This year, an early and hotter start to the summer has forced a change in the crop cycle in Gilgit-Baltistan, high up in the Hindu Kush Himalayas.
Zhejiang, China
China’s coastal cities face the greatest risk from flooding over the next three decades, along with key Asian municipalities Mumbai, Dhaka, Bangkok and Quezon City.
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#natural disasters Opinion

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Other papers suggest that storms are getting heavier, lasting longer, and reaching places where people aren’t prepared for them.
climate change equals more climate refugees
While providing details of the threats facing humanity on a heating planet, the IPCC has failed once again to recognise the centrality of migration. Movement of people is already a key consequence of the climate crisis but could be a part of the solution.
siargao devastation typhoon rai
As the dust settles following Glasgow’s climate summit, the Philippines needs to take some immediate steps this year so it can achieve ambitious decarbonisation goals.
Don't Look Up
Netflix’s new political satire "Don’t Look Up" raises an important point on the denial of scientific evidence. The rise of conspiracy theories relating to the climate crisis has led to an absence of trust in governments and science.
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#natural disasters Videos

SNAP-Magat Power floating solar
A country that is hit by 20 typhoons a year is looking to its lakes, reservoirs and dams to trial the latest solar technology.
manila bay with boats
The Philippine government has begun the process of relocating more than 200,000 families living along waterways to restore Manila Bay, the main body of water in the capital.
Juice Media parody ad mocking government inaction on climate change
We're screwed, claims a government parody ad, as politicians drag their heels on climate change. Taking a shot at the Australian government, the video exposes the absurdity of longstanding political inaction to address the climate crisis and puts out a not-so-subtle call for collective action.
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Researchers have invented a tiny, laser-powered bug that takes off, lands and aspires to hover wirelessly.
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