El Niño and La Niña and its effects

El Niño and La Niña events are a natural part of the global climate system. They occur when the Pacific Ocean and the atmosphere above it change from their neutral (‘normal’) state for several seasons. El Niño events are associated with a warming of the central and eastern tropical Pacific, while La Niña events are… Continue reading El Niño and La Niña and its effects

GLOBAL WARMING: A GLOBAL WARNING

            Elders have stories to share to the young. More often, they would compare their generation from ours; telling us how they had been when they were in our age, or telling us how everything has changed from their generation to ours – notable changes! In the Philippines, for example,… Continue reading GLOBAL WARMING: A GLOBAL WARNING