Climate Change and the Philippines

Technical Primer on Climate Change in the Philippines

This report discusses what is expected to happen in the Philippines as

climate change progresses, and what appropriate courses of action must

be taken to address its adverse effects. In the context of the

Philippines, the report addresses: (i) the direct effects of climate

change, such as sea level rise, rainfall, public health; and (ii)

responding to climate change, including adaptation, responsibility,

strategic roles.

Technical Primer on Climate Change in the Philippines, Manila

Observatory for the Congressional Commission on Science & Technology and

Engineering (COMSTE), COMSTE Conference Engineering Resilience,

Confronting Risk Beyond Adaptation, Manila, Philippines, March 2010

[1.24 MB, PDF]

http://resilience.comste.gov.ph/files/primer.pdf

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