Philippines Typhoon Disaster Shows the need for Climate Change Adaptation


The Philippines Climate Change Commissioner told a high-level debate in Warsaw that Typhoon Haiyan is a grim reminder of the need for urgent measures to adapt to climate change. Members of the UNFCCC’s Adaptation Committee - speaking at the first-ever Adaptation Forum - heard that community, respect, trust, traditional knowledge and climate-smart development need to be at the heart and head of adapting to climate change.

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