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Philippines: Climate change and conflict both conspire against rural women

Conversation Media Group, the

Non-economic loss and damage is particularly visible for women in the Philippines, as they are facing the mutually reinforcing effects of climate-induced disasters and conflict. As rising temperatures and disasters are decreasing agricultural yields, many women leave their homes in search for work in urban areas.

  • Extreme El Niño events to stay despite stabilisation

    CSIRO

    A new study shows that even if global warming stabilised at 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels, extreme El Niño events are still projected to increase. This projection was found using research models that applied the IPCC's lowest emissions scenario, which requires negative emissions late in the century.

  • Motivating ordinary Bangladeshis to respond to extreme weather

    ACCCRN

    Research from BBC Media Action finds widespread inaction towards the risks of extreme weather among many people in Bangladesh, despite high degrees of awareness. The reality TV programme Amrai Pari addressed this gap by introducing useful information to viewers. Feedback shows that half the viewers started taking individual actions after watching.

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