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The Manila Times
Disaster management agency, not a coordinating councilmade landfall in our country on November 8, 2013), but the scars and lessons of
Disaster management agency, not a coordinating council
The Manila Times / Posted 4 days ago
made landfall in our country on November 8, 2013), but the scars and lessons of incompetence and mismanagement remain. The drought in Mindanao is severe and devastating, but the violence and tragedy that struck down protesting farmers in Kidapawan... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
Michael Mann: Man-made climate change is realgas concentrations. Mann is a Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Science a
Michael Mann: Man-made climate change is real
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
gas concentrations. Mann is a Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Science and director of the Earth System Science Center at Penn State University, and the author of several books, "The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars" and "Dire... Read more
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IMF
Transcript of African Finance Ministers Press Briefingitself. For the countries in the Sahel region, we also face the weather strugg
Transcript of African Finance Ministers Press Briefing
IMF / Posted 7 days ago
itself. For the countries in the Sahel region, we also face the weather struggles as the drying out of our land can drought in several areas, exacerbating poverty in our country. Over 2 million of our federal citizens are exposed to this... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Questioning the Conventional Narrative On African Irregular MigrantsNorth, the youth from different African countries are responding in different w
Questioning the Conventional Narrative On African Irregular Migrants
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
North, the youth from different African countries are responding in different ways. Migration, both internal and international, is one of these responses to climate change and resource exploitation as well as skewed historical and prevailing... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Kidapawan tragedy: Spotlight on climate change and local governanceTaliño-Mendoza delivered her State of the Province Address where she proudly sa
Kidapawan tragedy: Spotlight on climate change and local governance
Pilipino Star / Posted 12 days ago
Taliño-Mendoza delivered her State of the Province Address where she proudly said that the province is “surviving the drought” brought by El Niño. Local daily Sunstar reported that Mendoza described 2016 as a “breakthrough year” for the... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Faith groups petition Congress to honor Green Climate Fund pledgeCatholic institutions, urged congressional support for President Barack Obama’s
Faith groups petition Congress to honor Green Climate Fund pledge
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 14 days ago
Catholic institutions, urged congressional support for President Barack Obama’s $750 million budget request toward the international Green Climate Fund. “We fully support the President’s request … to continue efforts to build critical climate... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Genetic Resources to Fight Climate Changeeffects of changing climate are hitting hard. Rising temperatures as well other
Genetic Resources to Fight Climate Change
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
effects of changing climate are hitting hard. Rising temperatures as well other forms of extreme weather events in form of droughts and floods are a common feature. Keen to employ multipronged mitigation initiatives, Kenya is now focusing on... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
‘Excessive force’AN INTERNATIONAL human rights group on Monday took the government to task for u
‘Excessive force’
Manila Standard Today / Posted 19 days ago
AN INTERNATIONAL human rights group on Monday took the government to task for using lethal force to break up a protest by farmers in Kidapawan City on April 1, resulting in two shooting deaths and dozens of injuries. “The Philippine government needs... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
PNoy stays silent about kidapawanBenigno Aquino III remained silent on the issue—and has not ordered a single sa
PNoy stays silent about kidapawan
Manila Standard Today / Posted 22 days ago
Benigno Aquino III remained silent on the issue—and has not ordered a single sack of rice to be distributed to the drought-hit farmers. In Manila, some 2,000 protesters, including veteran actors Nora Aunor and Monique Wilson, gathered in... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Senate grills cops, local execsshe had claimed the farmers’ ranks had been infiltrated by communist rebels. C
Senate grills cops, local execs
Manila Standard Today / Posted 23 days ago
she had claimed the farmers’ ranks had been infiltrated by communist rebels. Cayetano questioned the absence of national leaders at Thursday’s hearing. “Most of my questions are for the secretaries. The problem is, I only see one... Read more
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Pilipino Star
North Cotabato police chief sacked over KidapawanPregnant women, elderly detained without warrants – CHR MANILA, Philippines -
North Cotabato police chief sacked over Kidapawan
Pilipino Star / Posted 23 days ago
Pregnant women, elderly detained without warrants – CHR MANILA, Philippines - Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Ricardo Marquez ordered the relief of the North Cotabato provincial police director as separate investigations over... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Angry churchesworkers who protest and rally because they suffer and their rights are not bein
Angry churches
Manila Standard Today / Posted 25 days ago
workers who protest and rally because they suffer and their rights are not being addressed. They are blamed in the name of national security and are accused [of being] led by communists,” Pabillo said. The prelate also assailed the protection... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Govt, allies run to social mediaon her Facebook page that the incident appeared to be motivated, since the farm
Govt, allies run to social media
Manila Standard Today / Posted 26 days ago
on her Facebook page that the incident appeared to be motivated, since the farmers took refuge at the Spottswood Methodist Center, which “also happens to be the headquarters of presidential aspirant Davao City Mayor Rodgrigo Duterte” in North... Read more
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