Under the law, only government agencies such as the NDRRMC are authorized to issue alerts to prepare people for impending disasters.
Twitter is the best place for citizens to find out ‘What’s Happening’, in real time.
The number of marine heatwave days has roughly doubled between 1982 and 2016 and will further increase as the planet warms.
A study suggested that keeping global warming to within 1.5 to 2 Celsius degrees might be more difficult than previously assessed.
Researchers found that increasing precipitation, a symptom of climate change, made it harder for forest soils to trap greenhouse gases, creating a feedback loop that exacerbated global warming.
Asia, Europe, North America and North Africa have recorded historically high temperatures while even parts of the Arctic have seen the mercury jump above 30 degrees Celsius.