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Climate Change Linked To Typhoon Haiyani
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November 12, 2013 10:14 PM
As another tropical storm bears down on the Philippines just days after Typhoon Haiyan devastated parts of the region, the country’s climate change commissioner has issued a passionate plea for a global deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions. Henry Ridgwell spoke to climate scientists and policymakers and reports for VOA on whether the devastation in the Philippines is the latest evidence of global warming.

Climate Change Linked To Typhoon Haiyan

Published November 12, 2013

As another tropical storm bears down on the Philippines just days after Typhoon Haiyan devastated parts of the region, the country’s climate change commissioner has issued a passionate plea for a global deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions. Henry Ridgwell spoke to climate scientists and policymakers and reports for VOA on whether the devastation in the Philippines is the latest evidence of global warming.


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