Yeb Sano: 'To anyone who continues to deny the reality that is climate change, I dare you to get off your ivory tower and away from the comfort of you armchair. I dare you to go to the islands of the Pacific, the islands of the Caribbean and the islands of the Indian ocean and see the impacts of rising sea levels.'
'As major emitters, these corporations are called climate culprits by environmentalists because their emissions have contributed to the accelerated warming of the planet. This warming has led to extreme weather events like freak typhoons, sweltering summers, droughts that threat food security, and storm surges that threaten humanity. "We as citizens have an obligation as well as a right to hold those companies directly responsible for destruction accountable. For far too long now, oil and gas companies have literally gotten away with murder," said Kumi Naidoo, Director of Greenpeace International.
'Despite global warming during the 20th century the number of tropical cyclones annually making landfall in the Philippines did not experience any net change. All variability was merely oscillatory activity around a mean trend of zero slope'