Category Archives: Climate Change

The Connection between Volcanoes and Climate Change

The increasing volcanic activities in the Pacific Ring of Fire have sparked speculations and concerns that a catastrophic disaster is coming. Based on the website Volcano Discovery, almost three dozen…

Frozen: A Horror Story

Though Disney’s blockbuster animated film, Frozen, is chock-full of empowering and heart-melting scenes, the real-life “frozen” stories we’ve been hearing lately from the U.S. will give you goose bumps—not the…

Beating the Heat: Lessons Learned from December California Wildfire

Within hours, a natural phenomenon can already reduce a beautiful mountainscape into a blazing inferno. Earlier this month, extreme fire conditions broke out in different parts of Southern California. The…

6 FACTS & FAQS about Climate Change

On the first day of June 2017, United States President Donald Trump withdrew from the Paris Climate Agreement, a global effort that aims to limit carbon emission. This decision has…

Media Takes Action on Climate Change

See previous article: Climate Action through Communication The two-day Media Summit on Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) organized by the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union held in Dhaka, Bangladesh concluded…

Climate Action through Communication

The Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union, in partnership with Bangladesh TV, gathered Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) advocates, climate and weather experts, and communication and media practitioners for the Third Climate Change and…

KuryenTIPID Tips

Along with rising temperatures is the increase in electrical loads. To cope with the extreme heat, many people tend to use appliances throughout a longer period, leading to high electricity…

2016: WARMEST YEAR ON RECORD

In a press release dated January 18, 2017, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) confirmed that 2016 was the hottest year on record. With a global average temperature of 1.1 degrees…

Anatomy of a Typhoon

Each generation has its share of mind-blowing disasters. For our generation, one of the worst devastations ever to hit our country was caused by Typhoon Yolanda. Today, we remember the…

Hope Shines in Yolanda-Hit Areas

Recovery is still taking place in Yolanda-battered areas, and is expected to be completed in 2017. But how far have we really gone three years after the catastrophe?   It’s…