This year, nature will make its increasingly destructive annual pass around the globe with its litany of tragic tropical cyclones, monsoons, forest fires and the like. However, each offers valuable lessons that we must recognize and learn from.
From small island states to delta settlements, Asia is the climate frontline. Seven of the ten countries most vulnerable to climate change are in Asia and the Pacific. It falls to Asian governments, whose primary responsibility is to protect their citizens, to respond.
As humanitarian relief workers deploy to the Philippines and millions of people contribute to help the survivors, it is important to remember that local media are important, that people also need information, that information saves li
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.
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.