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From Making Waves
Three Filipinas are attempting to be the first Asian women to reach the Everest summit. They’re delayed by the weather at the moment, but are determined to continue.
Filed under: Stop climate change | Tags: IPCC 2007, Sea Level Rise, solar generation
Summer downpours aren’t normal for tropical countries like Thailand, where it has been relentlessly raining for almost a week, causing the flashfloods and the like. After hastily finishing a cup of coffee I ventured the rainy streets of Phaholyothin Soi 11 heading towards Ari where Arthur the offices’ Communications Manager was waiting along with the media people whom the office invited to ‘bear witness’, to one of the horrid effects of climate change to coastal communities, in order to communicate the urgency of tackling climate change to the bureaucrats of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) who are meeting this week in Bangkok to discuss ways to mitigate global warming.