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After Typhoon, Who Is Responsible for Climate Change?

Expand A fisherman paddles his banca amidst ruins of house stilts destroyed by Typhoon Haiyan on a coastal village in Tacloban city in central Philippines November 2, 2015. © 2015 Reuters “Will this be our fate – just to count the victims of climate change or be counted among them?” Those words open a petition filed with the Philippine Commission on Human Rights after one of the most powerful typhoons on record – Super Typhoon Haiyan, known locally as Yolanda – devastated the Philippine archipelago in 2013. The petition, drafted and signed by Greenpeace Southeast Asia and other groups, requests…

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