The United Kingdom has been experiencing hot weather the last few days, with temperatures reaching up to 38.1C in Cambridgeshire and and 36.25C in Norfolk on Thursday. Afterwards, downpours that caused flooding in North England, including Manchester and Warrington.
[This was a policy brief submitted to our gender and development class in UEA] Fiji, an island country comprised of more than 300 islands and atolls, is one of the … Continue reading Increasing women’s resilience in Fiji through participatory governance
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BONN, Germany – All roads lead to Paris in December to ensure that every country will act on climate change. The Conference of Parties (COP) 21 is expected to come … Continue reading How the Paris climate deal can save lives
Tutulungan niyo ba kami? (Will you help us?)” Two women asked as they passed by me on the streets of Veriato, Samar. I asked why. “Nasira ang bahay at kabuhayan … Continue reading Aquino’s response to climate change: Action or inaction?