Tag Archive for 'Typhoon Haiyan'

World Meteorological Organisation reports on global weather in 2013

March 25th, 2014 by World Meteorological Organization

The year 2013 demonstrated the dramatic impact of droughts, heat waves, floods and tropical cyclones on people and property in all parts of the planet, according to the World Meteorological Organization’s Annual Statement on the Status of the Climate. The report confirmed that 2013 tied with 2007 as the sixth warmest on record, continuing the […]

Six days and nights in a ShelterBox tent by Weighbridge Clock Tower in St Peter Port raises over £7000

December 22nd, 2013 by Richard Lord

Sarah Griffith, Bridge2Philippines founder, said the ShelterBox tent set-up by the side of the Weighbridge Clock Tower in St Peter Port to raise awareness of the fund raising appeal for the people of the Philippines who had suffered such extensive damage to their communities from Typhoon Haiyan, had been a great success. Josh Le Moignan spent […]

Occupied ShelterBox tent by Weighbridge Clock Tower helps raise money for Bridge2Philippines

December 19th, 2013 by Richard Lord

Josh Le Moignan, having volunteered in past years to help provide humanitarian aid with Sarah Griffiths’ Bridge2SriLanka and Bridge2Haiti charities, is spending six days in a ShelterBox tent by the Weighbridge Clock Tower in St Peter Port, Guernsey to raise awareness of the work of Bridge2Philippines, and to raise money for the ShelterBox appeal to help […]

Society won’t be able to adapt to climate change unless carbon emissions are reduced significantly

November 18th, 2013 by Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research

From 19 to 22 November 2013 some of the world’s environmental ministers will meet for the ‘high level segment‘ of the International climate negotiations in Warsaw. Anders Levermann, co-chair of the research domain “Sustainable Solutions” at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research said “by emitting greenhouse gases, we have already caused global-warming impacts, such […]

Haiti, Philippines and Pakistan most affected by weather catastrophes

November 14th, 2013 by Germanwatch

Germanwatch presented the 9th annual Global Climate Risk Index at the onset of the Climate Summit in Warsaw (COP 19) while overshadowed by the ongoing human catastrophe in the Philippines. “The index shows that the most severe weather related catastrophes in 2012 occurred in Haiti, Philippines and Pakistan,” said Sönke Kreft, Team Leader International Climate […]