Archive for May, 2008

Vietnam under high risk of Climate change

Vietnam under high risk of Climate change

World Bank officials said Tuesday the agency’s new Global Monitoring Report underlines the risks that environmental damage and climate change pose to the gains made by developing countries in recent years, even development success stories such as Vietnam.  The report, issued Monday and entitled “Millennium Development Goals and the Environment,” singles out Vietnam as both […]

May 21, 2008 | By Editor | Reply More
Climate link with killer cyclones spurs fierce scientific debate

Climate link with killer cyclones spurs fierce scientific debate

In 2005, Hurricane Katrina laid waste to parts of the US Gulf Coast. Last year, the Arabian Peninsula was hit by a super-cyclone, Gonu. Now, an unusual early-season storm, Nargis, has slammed into Myanmar, brutally changing gear from a Category One to a Category Four cyclone just before it made landfall. Are these events — […]

May 6, 2008 | By Editor | Reply More