La Niña is marked by a cooling of the tropical Pacific Ocean which is the opposite phase of the El Niño event, which is marked by unusually warm tropical water in the Pacific region.
Kulitis is known in Philippine various dialects as tampala, uray, kuyapa or kujapa; internationally it is known as Chinese spinach and pig weed in the US. It is considered to be the highest tropical yielding leaf plant with excellent nutritional value.
In tropical countries like the Philippines and that some parts of Asia, the Pacific rim, Latin America and Africa, crop production need not be expensive.
The underlying trend of higher and higher temperatures indicates that global warming is likely here to stay not until humanity do something about it to lessen its effect.