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Climate change threatens human health

AS global temperature continues to rise due to climate change so are diseases. “Climate change endangers human health,” declares Dr. Margaret Chan, the director general of the Geneva-based World Health Organization (WHO).

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Global Warming: too warm for comfort

Climate change and global warming are here, no doubt about it,” an editorial by the BusinessMirror declares.  Sen. Loren Legarda agreed: “Climate change is now a clear and present danger and a national security concern for our country.”

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Is it global warming or it’s just summer?

FOR the past few months, the country has experienced bouts of intense heat. Tuguegarao in Cagayan, for instance, once reported a searing 38 degrees on the scale while in Metro Manila the situation couldn’t get any hotter. And because of such extreme weather, some people have been taking a shower at least twice—or thrice—a day while others have built makeshift pools in their houses just to escape the summer heat.

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