As the UK government belatedly announced the deployment of HMS Illustrious to bring emergency relief to the dying typhoon victims of Tacloban, Philippines Climate Chief, Yeb Sano ,addressed the urgency of climate change and the need for global cooperation in order to lessen the frequency of such devastating natural disasters.
While speaking at the UN Climate Talks in Warsaw, Yeb Sano, made it very clear that time is running out not just for the survivors of Typhoon Haiyan but also for World governments to break the current deadlock surrounding any real action on global warming. He said, “We cannot sit and stay helpless staring at this international climate stalemate. It is time to take action. We need an emergency climate pathway”. Continue reading