MANILA, Philippines – In April, 175 countries, including the Philippines, signed the Paris Agreement, a deal that mandates both developed and developing countries to drastically cut their respective greenhouse gas emissions to fight climate change. (Read: TIMELINE: PH’s shifting climate actions)
The collective goal is to keep our global temperature below 1.5 to 2 degrees Celsius this century. Because if we don’t, extreme weather events could happen.
The Global Climate Risk Index of Germanwatch shows the Philippines, which is hit by an average of 20 typhoons per year, will be one of the most affected. Remember the destruction wrought by Typhoon Yolanda?
If you were the nation’s leader, how will you tackle climate change? What policies and actions will you take to mitigate it? Take the quiz below to find out if you have what it takes. – Rappler.com