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.
Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management News
Compilation of latest research news on climate change adaptation/management and disaster risk management
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.
Dubbed an 'anti-Monopoly,' a Philippine-made game challenges players to spur development through investments while ensuring that environment is resilient to climate change impacts.
We are responsible for the kind of world our future generation will live in. No matter what we do, even if we stop all our CO2 emissions now, it is inevitable that our planet will get warmer since there are still residual emissions left caused by the industrialization from the past decades.
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.
MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Europe’s premier geosciences union awarded its Plinius Medal to one of the Philippine's leading disaster experts on Wednesday, April 15, in Vienna, Austria.
Dr Alfredo Mahar Lagmay has been cited for his "outstanding interdisciplinary natural-hazard research and natural-disaster engagement in the Philippines, particularly with respect to volcanic hazards, earthquakes, typhoons, landslides and floods," the European Geosciences Union (EGU) said.