When it comes to climate change, the risks, impacts and appropriate action vary widely from country to country and area to area. The following fact sheets were developed by Oscar M. Lopez Center to help equip communicators with concise and practical information on climate change topics relevant to the Philippines.
Fact Sheet: Climate Change and Limiting Warming to 1.5 ℃ (Download PDF)
This fact sheet focuses on the basics of climate change, including what differentiates climate from weather, how climate change impacts are felt in the Philippines, and what limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees means.
Fact Sheet: Addressing Climate Change (Download PDF)
This fact sheet answers frequently asked questions related to climate action, such as the impact of clean energy, differentiating adaptation and mitigation, and what appropriate action to climate hazards means.
Fact Sheet: Climate Change and Risk Management (Download PDF)
This fact sheet outlines the climate-related risks that affect the Philippines and how these impact various sectors. It also outlines how the Philippine government supports action on climate change.
Other resources that may help communicators and researchers looking to write about the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report (AR6) are also available on the OML Center website.
IPCC AR6 Working Group 1 Primer (Go to Page)
IPCC AR6 Working Group 1 Highlights (Go to Page)
IPCC AR6 Working Group 1 Business Implications (Go to Page)
Resources on the IPCC AR6 Working Group 2 on Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability (Go to Page)
Communicators may also be interested in Mga Kwento ng Klima, an award-winning documentary co-produced by the Center with ABS-CBN DocuCentral that chronicles climate change in the context of the Philippine experience. The documentary is available to stream for free on YouTube.