UP NOAH at the 9th National Climate Change Consciousness Week

In celebration of the 9th National Climate Change Consciousness Week which takes place from 20 to 24 November 2017, the Climate Change Commission (CCC) held numerous events at the Sofitel Manila in Pasay City. UP NOAH was present yesterday at the forum on Local Climate Change Action Planning: Approaches and Good Practices held in the Sunset Pavillon, Sofitel Manila. The event was graced by Senator Loren B. Legarda, CCC Secretary Emmanuel[…]

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UP Resilience Institute at the Malaysia Regional Science Policy Dialogue on Science, Technology and Innovation for Bridging DRR and CCA

Putrajaya, Malaysia — The UP Resilience Institute’s Executive Director, Dr. Mahar Lagmay, spoke at the Regional Science Policy Dialogue on Science, Technology and Innovation for Bridging Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation at the Everly Putrajaya, Malaysia last November 16. The main focus of the meeting was the needs of  the region for innovative science products and services that could advance climate change adaptation through disaster risk reduction. The topic[…]

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UP NOAH Researchers in Malaysia for Workshop on the Predictability of Extreme Weather Events (Nov 14 – 16, 2017)

Petaling Jaya, Malaysia — UP NOAH researchers BA Racoma and Lea Dasallas were present in Malaysia this week for a series of events related to Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA). The UP NOAH researchers participated in the second Malaysia Window to Cambridge at Univerisiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (MW2C@UKM) Training Workshop on the Predictability of Extreme Weather Events held in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia. It was designed to build the[…]

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Scientist presses probabilistic map use for LGU plans (LCCAD)

This is a news release from the Local Climate Change Adaptation for Development (LCCAD) embargoed until September 11, 2017. QUEZON CITY – “A multi-hazard map is more important than single hazard maps in saving lives and averting disasters,” a multi-awarded Filipino scientist said during his lecture for the towns of Catarman and Capul, Northern Samar. Mahar Lagmay, geologist and Executive Director of the University of the Philippines Resilience Institute (UP RI) and the UP[…]

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