LET’S REVIEW: Climate Change



How come we only used to hear about global warming, but climate change is all the rave now? Let’s review and update our knowledge of what Climate Change is.

Climate change, eco-activism, and environmentalism are dominating the headlines these days. In situations like this, a lot of the meanings get changed, lost in translation, or maybe people just forget. A few years ago, the term most people were familiar with was Global Warming. Now, Climate Change is the more common term. Trends like these often spark skepticism or inspire people to assume they are the same.

Greta ThunbergClimate change activists like Greta Thunberg have been all over the news. (Photo courtesy of: parismatch.be)

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Andreas Klippe is founder of the Asian Center for Flood Control located in Clark Freeport Zone, Philippines.

Summer in the Philippines: Heat index, explained



As the temperature in the Philippines continue to rise, the state weather bureau explains what heat index is, how it affects us, and how do we protect ourselves from the scorching summer heat.

On March 23, 2019, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAG-ASA) officially declared the start of the summer season in the country, along with a warning of hotter and warmer days ahead.

Some of us have been eagerly waiting for summer to arrive, to the extent of working out on that ‘beach-ready body’ so we could confidently flaunt them this year. Because why not? Summer is the time to relax, have fun and enjoy the beach and the outdoors.

But it is also important to take note that summer is the time when the heat index is at its highest.

The summer heat is on so it is important to hydrate by drinking plenty of water.The summer heat is on so it is important to hydrate by drinking plenty of water.
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Andreas Klippe

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Andreas Klippe is founder of the Asian Center for Flood Control located in Clark Freeport Zone, Philippines.

Beast from the East: Extreme Snowstorm Blankets Europe



Unusually severe snowfalls crippled parts of Europe affecting Germany and Austria the most. Schools have closed down, some remote villages were cut off and power supplies and traffic was disrupted in many areas across the region.

The strong cold snap that dumped heavy snow on Europe and plunged the continent in a historic deep freeze is dubbed as the “Beast from the East”.

120 flights at the Frankfurt Airport, 90 at Munich and 159 European flights to and from Amsterdam had to be cancelled. Train operations had to be halted and delayed. Towns in Germany such as the Berchtesgaden in Bavaria was put under a state of emergency due to the severity of the situation.

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Extreme snowstorm blasted throughout Europe during the first months of 2019. 

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Andreas Klippe

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Andreas Klippe is founder of the Asian Center for Flood Control located in Clark Freeport Zone, Philippines.

An Overview: The Age of Weather Extremes



The first weeks of 2019 have already witnessed record breaking temperatures and weather events around the globe. What else could be in store for us this year?

Overtime, the world has seen natural events so bizarre that they only happen once in every one hundred years.

From super typhoons, tsunamis and earthquakes in the east, to winter storms, drought and historic floodings in the west, it seemed as if every region in the world already had a taste of nature’s wrath.
werger2019 kicked off with severe weather events happening in almost every region across the globe.

Are these signs of an impending calamity streak in the coming future? What causes these events? And is there a way to counter the effects of our changing planet?
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Andreas Klippe

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Andreas Klippe is founder of the Asian Center for Flood Control located in Clark Freeport Zone, Philippines.

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LOOK: Torrential downpours and the onslaught of Typhoon Quiel triggered severe flooding in Apayao province, placing the area under a state of calamity on Friday.

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