LET’S REVIEW: How Does Weather Work?



Weather is so dynamic and learning about it can give us so much clarity and insight. Let’s understand our role in a system that aspires for balance.

Weather is a quintessential conversation topic. Whether you want to start a conversation or break the ice, weather will not let you down.

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But what is weather? How does it work? It is so vital to daily life and to every living thing but it seems to be taken for granted. A lot of us only check the weather to see if we need an umbrella or a jacket. So let’s take a step back once again and review. We will check our understanding and rediscover what weather is and the science that goes behind it.

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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.

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

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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.

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