It had to take tropical storms Ondoy and Pepeng to wake us up. For so long, we had taken warnings about the consequences of our behavior towards Mother Nature for granted. We did not take weather reports seriously; we were wasteful – in use of water, electricity, and food. We still throw garbage and plastics in the streets and rivers. Thanks to environmental scientists, much information than what we can process, is now being transmitted through media, forums, conferences. President Arroyo had just signed the bill on Climate Change and recently, a big symposium was held on this topic. The past weeks had provided valuable lessons and recognition of our strengths such as response to crisis with …
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Publication information: Article title: Environmental Ethics. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Manila Bulletin. Publication date: October 27, 2009. Page number: Not available. © 2009 Manila Bulletin Publishing Corp. COPYRIGHT 2009 Gale Group.
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