Civil society groups in the Philippines are preparing mobilizations in key cities on Saturday, December 9 as part of more than 300 actions all over the world to demand urgent climate action while governments are meeting at the 28th Conference of Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP28) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
THE Philippines is pushing for the adoption of ridge-to-reef approaches to step further ecosystem loss, underscoring the urgent need to save lives and livelihoods in the ongoing 28th Conference of Parties of the United Nations at the Dubai Expo, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
NEW DELHI—Manju Devi suffered in pain for two months last year as she worked on a farm near Delhi, unable to break away from duties that sometimes had her standing for hours in the waist-deep water of a rice paddy, lifting heavy loads in intense heat and spraying pesticides and insecticides. When that pain finally became too much to bear, she was rushed to a hospital.
With agricultural losses and damages reaching a staggering P260.45 billion in the last decade from severe typhoons and prolonged droughts, the Philippine government is now seeking aid from the United Nations (UN) to boost the resilience of local farmers and fisherfolk against extreme weather induced by climate change.
BENGALURU, India — Groceries stashed in the back of an electric delivery scooter are an increasingly familiar sight in the Indian city of Bengaluru. In crowded markets, electric rickshaws drop off and pick up passengers. And the number of tech startups focused on electric transport has shot up as the city — and country — embrace electric vehicles.