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The latest climate and climate-related news and events from Klima, Manila Observatory, the Philippines, and the Southeast Asian region.

Poor countries demand action at UN climate talks

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — As disputes intensify at the already-bogged down United Nations climate negotiations, the Philippines on Thursday called for urgent action to halt global warming, citing its own experience with a deadly typhoon as a nightmare scenario countries may face more frequently if climate change is left unchecked.

Phl stands to lose up to 140,000 hectares of land due to global warming

LOS BAÑOS, Philippines – The country’s topography stands to be altered considerably in the face of rising sea levels triggered by warming global temperatures.

UN: Abnormal climate change is new normal

DOHA, Qatar—Pointing to the destruction caused by Hurricane “Sandy” and other weather disasters this year, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon told an international climate conference here on Tuesday that it was time to “prove wrong” those who still have doubts about global warming.

Carbon pollution up to 2 million pounds a second

WASHINGTON (AP) — The amount of heat-trapping pollution the world spewed rose again last year by 3 percent. So scientists say it's now unlikely that global warming can be limited to a couple of degrees, which is an international goal.

UN agency: 2012 warmer than normal despite La Niña

DOHA (AP) — Despite early cooling from La Nina, 2012 is on track to become one of the top 10 hottest years on record, with the U.S. experiencing extreme warmth and Arctic Sea ice shrinking to its lowest extent, the U.N. weather agency said Wednesday.

New Corregidor weather site to warn Metro Manila of typhoon

CORREGIDOR ISLAND, Bataan - Incoming extreme weather to Metro Manila from the West Philippine Sea is now monitored by a newly installed weather station in Corregidor.

Arctic sea ice larger than US melted this year

DOHA (AP) — An area of Arctic sea ice bigger than the United States melted this year, according the UN weather agency, which said the dramatic decline illustrates that climate change is happening "before our eyes."

UN climate talks open in Qatar

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — U.N. talks on a new climate pact resumed Monday in oil and gas-rich Qatar, where negotiators from nearly 200 countries will discuss fighting global warming and helping poor nations adapt to it.

Date Created: Fri, 02 Dec 2011 10:34:46 +0800
Last Modified: Fri, 07 Dec 2012 10:53:43 +0800