'Climate change' blamed for increased prostitution in Philippines

If you think advocates of global warming are over the top in the United States, check out this report by Philippine TV attempting to blame increased prostitution in that country on “climate change.” The effects of climate change have driven women in communities in coastal areas in poor countries like the Philippines into dangerous work, and sometimes even the flesh trade, a United Nations official said. Suneeta Mukherjee, country representative of the United Nations Food Population Fund (UNFPA), said women in the Philippines are the most vulnerable to the effects of climate change in the country. "Climate change could reduce income from farming and fishing, possibly driving some women into sex work and thereby increase HIV infection," Mukherjee said during the Wednesday launch of the UNFPA annual State of World Population Report in Pasay City. The UN representative fails to cite any...(Read Full Post)