Stronger Cyclones To Hit The Philippines Due To Climate Change

In a report released Monday, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change or IPCC said that there is a widespread and rapid changes in the atmosphere, ocean and land.

The IPCC is composed of climate scientists put together by the United Nations and they have warned about the climate crisis and the widespread changes that are irreversible.

Since the Philippines is one of the most vulnerable countries to climate change, experts are ramping up the campaign to help the impacts of climate change.

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“It means the impacts we’re already seeing now—for example, impacts of tropical cyclone occurrences all over the country—they’re going to get worse. The projection is that while the number of tropical cyclones may not increase, its intensity will definitely increase,” climatologist Lourdes Tibig said in an interview with ABS-CBN News Channel.

Tibig also shared that there would be more adverse impacts like extreme temperatures, heavy rainfall and flooding. Though the Philippines seems to be used to these weather changes, IPCC warned that the global temperature will breach the 1.5degree celsius.

Sea levels will also continue to rise especially in the Philippines according to the IPCC report.

The IPCC said that there should be quick action to cap the warming to 1.

5degree celsius goal set by the 2015 Paris Agreement.