Philippine authorities urged to climate-proof cities, coastal areas

By Imelda V. Abano | Wed, 22 Jan 2014 09:53 AM
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MANILA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The Philippines urgently needs to improve the ability of its cities and coastal areas to cope with climate change and minimise the risks from extreme weather events, such as powerful storm surges, in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan, experts say.

Worsening climate impacts in the Southeast Asian nation - from droughts to stronger and more frequent typhoons, increased ...

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