A domino-like cascade of melting ice, warming seas, shifting currents and dying forests could tilt the Earth into a “hothouse” state beyond which human efforts to reduce emissions will be increasingly futile, a group of leading climate scientists has warned.
This grim prospect is sketched out in a journal paper that climatedroughtextremefloodshothousesea level rise Read More
A surcharge on energy producers would fund climate adaptation and the low-carbon transition, suggest Anthony J. Webster and Richard H. Clarke.
Governments juggle too many interests to drive global action on climate change. But the insurance industry is ideally placed. With annual premiums amounting to between US$4 trillion and $5 trillion, climate risksdroughtfloodsinsuranceRichard H. Clarke Read More
A survey of private sector actions to deal with the consequences of climate change is being carried out by the UNFCCC Adaptation Committee to identify opportunities and risks for businesses.
Businesses face increasing risks, significant financial challenges as well as opportunities both now and in the future because of climate change disastersdroughtsfloods Read More