Coffee and Climate: The Extinction of Coffee?


Posted by Andreas Klippe | February 4, 2019

Yes, you read it right – coffee is on the brink of extinction.

That is, if climate change continues on its current course and we do not exhaust all possible efforts to somehow reverse or slow down its aggravating effects.
Climate change endangers the future of coffee.Climate change endangers the future of coffee.

Global warming coupled with human intrusion dangerously threatens the life span of our go-to morning drink. And we ought to be alarmed.
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Categories: climate change environmental protection extinction

Floods are getting worse, are we prepared for it?


Posted by Andreas Klippe | January 28, 2019

In my previous blog post, I have discussed the danger of rising sea levels and how much of a threat it is, especially for people living in coastal regions. Now aside from the rise in sea levels, let me briefly discuss one of the major effects of climate change – worsened flooding.
Gradual Increase of FloodsFloods gradually get worse as the global temperature and sea levels rise.

Flooding is said to be one of the most dangerous natural disasters worldwide alongside drought. An estimated 520 million people per year worldwide gets exposed to flood resulting to deaths and other serious damages.
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Categories: environmental protection

Facing the Danger of Rising Sea Levels


Posted by Andreas Klippe | January 7, 2019

A recent report published by the world’s leading climate scientists warns us of what seems like a period of harrowing years for the future of humanity.
shows hands drowning in flood with buildings and homes in the background also submerged in flood.shows hands drowning in flood with buildings and homes in the background also submerged in flood.

The United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released an alarming landmark statement on the impacts of increasing global temperature. This includes projections on the land’s heat records, worsened flooding, species extinction, and rising sea levels.
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Categories: environmental protection

Why you should Avoid Using Plastic Bottles


Posted by Andreas Klippe | May 1, 2018

In my previous flood safety tips, I have repeatedly provided ways on how to protect one’s assets, homes, and loved ones from flooding. However, some people keep on asking me if I won’t directly address the root causes of climate change.

This image shows a mound of used plastic bottles.Water bottles are one of the leading causes of environmental degradation. | photo courtesy of cloudfront.net

Since people are asking me of my opinion about the root causes of climate change, I’ll give one short comprehensive answer — we should all ditch the plastic bottle.
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Categories: environmental protection

What are thunderstorms? Should you be bothered about them?


Posted by Andreas Klippe | April 17, 2018

In my previous flood safety tip, I talked about the beginning of the Philippines’ dry season. Since the Philippines is a tropical country, it does not go through the cycle of four seasons normally enjoyed in Western countries. Here, dry season is enough to bask in the glow of the morning sun!

thunderstorm

However, there’s one feature of the dry season that most Filipinos do not like. Even those foreign nationals who have been living here for a long time (like me!) can vouch that the Philippines’ dry season is not all fun.
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