Encouraging more investments in clean energy creates an interesting dilemma for the Philippines, whose national administration
On November 8, 2013, typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines, resulting in unprecedented devastation in the country's history
For developing countries, climate change is a matter of survival. A failure of a strong commitment in Paris means taking away our right to live.
Top: A single tree is seen standing amid the rubble in Tacloban City following the recent super typhoon on November 18, 2013
Let there be no more devastation like Haiyan. Let us be the generation to leave the children we love a safer world and a more vibrant economy. Everyone's future depends on it.
Even if the Philippines is not another bubble waiting to burst at any moment, the recent economic uptick is inherently hollow -- for it is unlikely to trickle down to the greater impoverished masses anytime soon.
By Jennifer Hardy There is a bathroom, but only one, with a single bucket for bathing. All of us - the displaced, the aid
Benigno Aquino, who is suffering from declining popularity due to his perceived ineptitude during the Haiyan crisis, is already facing impeachment charges -- and opposition forces are exploiting this opening to extinguish his political capital.
Despite mounting evidence that global warming is leading to devastating environmental disasters in the Pacific region, the U.S. and its partners are suspicious of climate change advocates. Rather brazenly, Washington and its Pacific allies spy on those who are intent on reining in global warming.
A look at the systemic configuration of the Philippine political system allows you to appreciate the limits of human agency on a purely individual basis. The Haiyan tragedy was a wake-up call to the increasing unsustainability of the Philippine political economy.
Cameras clicked and whirred as Yeb Sano, the soft-spoken lead negotiator from the Philippines stood before the world's media at the UN Climate Talks in Warsaw this afternoon.
The U.S. forces are also using an airfield in Guiuan, one of the worst-hit towns in Eastern Samar province, that was a major
When trying to comprehend the scale of the recovery effort and how we can respond better in the future, several factors need to be kept in mind.
For many critics, the state fell short of fulfilling its most fundamental responsibilities, since thousands of survivors, reports suggest, struggled with hunger, chaos, and disease days into Haiyan's landfall.
As a response to the Typhoon, my friends and I collaborated our efforts and created the "Bundles of Joy and Letters of Hope" project the day after Haiyan had hit. We are a group of young women mobilizing deliver essential supplies to the Haiyan survivors.
On Thursday, the Associated Press corrected a report that had claimed the official death toll of Typhoon Haiyan had nearly
At this accelerated rate, our globally warmed future is a planetwide hellscape we're carelessly handing to our children while we dive down the escape hatches of our phones, laps, pads, glasses, whatever. Let's pull down the harder fruits out there, shall we?
The nuclear-powered USS George Washington aircraft carrier and four accompanying ships arrived off wind-swept eastern Samar
Was Haiyan the largest typhoon ever to make landfall? Does that even matter? Right now, the people of the Philippines need humanitarian aid. But ultimately, we owe them -- and ourselves -- another commitment.
The destruction wrought by Haiyan, as its category 5 designation indicates, is catastrophic. Possibly beyond catastrophic, if there is such a thing. What caused such a destructive storm?