It’s not about the Machine: Climate-Smart growth

In this year’s WEF on East Asia, a session on Climate-Smart Growth was held. Leaders of the world talked about the necessary changes that the world needs in order for countries to create sustainable solutions that address climate change problems.

Increasing Awareness

 

Yolanda’s effects on the Philippines not only increased the awareness of the Filipino people on the effects of natural disasters today but as well left a mark on the international community. An increasing global awareness on what climate change can do was triggered with recent disasters around the world.

On the surface, the effects of climate change can be limited to increasing temperatures and the increased occurrence of natural disasters. However, looking at a deeper perspective it also affects our economies. Climate change is affecting the way our food is grown. Rising temperatures has made it more difficult for farmers to grow crops. This in turn not only…

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