Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management News

Compilation of latest research news on climate change adaptation/management and disaster risk management

Filipino NASA Scientist Lectures About Climate Change

The School of Environmental Science and Management (SESAM), in cooperation with the University of the Philippines Los Baños Climate Risk Studies Center (UPLB CRSC), held its 7th Green Seminar Series entitled "Cryosphere Chapter of the IPCC WG1 Report – Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis" last 16 October 2015 at the SESAM Lecture Hall.

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UP hosts launching of climate change #NowPH Campaign

The University of the Philippines is one of the institutional partners of the Climate Change Commission and the National Youth Commission for the #NowPH Campaign. #NowPH aims to empower young people to help raise public consciousness on the science of climate change and on ways to lead a climate-resilient and climate-smart lifestyle.

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Call for Papers: Sustainable Built Environment 2016

We would like to invite you and your colleagues to participate in the Sustainable Built Environment 2016 Conference (SBE16 Manila) to be held on July 13-15, 2016 in Manila. SBE16 Manila is a regional conference of the International Initiatives on Sustainable Built Environment (iiSBE), jointly organized by the UP College of Engineering (UPCOE), UP College of Architecture (UPCA) and UP School of Urban and Regional Planning (SURP). This 3-day conference with the theme “Sustainable Built Design” aims to promote and facilitate the adoption of methods, policies and tools to accelerate movements towards global sustainable built environments.

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Lopez Group grants P13 million to 7 research projects on climate change mitigation

The Oscar M. Lopez Center for Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Management Foundation, Inc. (The OML Center) has awarded research grants to seven projects aimed at mitigating climate change. The University of the Philippines has won three projects which were combined into one program creatively called WHATSUP, aimed at developing weather and hazard alert and tracking system for urban areas in the Philippines through the use of mobile applications.

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