(From BusinessWorld (Philippines))
Byline: Norman P. Aquino
The world is likely to experience stronger typhoons due to severe, human-induced climate change.
And with limited means to address environmental degradation, poor countries like the Philippines are likely to suffer the most.
"We're really in quite a serious trouble. There is no evidence we're getting on top of global or national environmental challenges right now," said Jeffrey D. Sachs, director of the United Nations' Millennium Development Project.
Speaking via videoconference from New York at a sustainable development forum yesterday, the Harvard-educated economist also …