Climate change is projected to worsen for the next decades (PAGASA, 2011). The Philippines, being a highly vulnerable country because of its geographical location, should take measures against climate change risks to prevent further massive losses of lives and money. Globally, organizations recognize climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction as a combined approach against climate change risks. The Philippines has adopted this approach, but how far has the country gone into?
The first issue of the OML Center Science-Policy Brief has attempted to answer this question. Download here for more information.