WATCH: Climate change, explained by a kid

MANILA, Philippines – What is climate change and why are we humans at the center of it?

Many explanations have been offered by scientists, politicians, and climate action advocates.

Climate change can be an intimidating topic because of the technical knowledge and jargon often used to describe it.

But how would a kid explain climate change? –


Pia Ranada

Pia Ranada covers the Office of the President and Bangsamoro regional issues for Rappler. While helping out with desk duties, she also watches the environment sector and the local government of Quezon City. For tips or story suggestions, you can reach her at