The proposed rules from the Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Transportation are expected to be released as early as next week, according to four industry and government officials who have been briefed on the plan.
The Pennsylvania Insurance Department (PID) is joining with other states around the country in conducting the National Association of Insurance Commissioners’ (NAIC) Climate Risk Disclosure Survey. The survey allows insurers to report on climate-related risks and opportunities and will provide …
Original source: https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/east/2021/07/23/624113.htm
An international group of 27 climate scientists have concluded that the recent heat wave in the Pacific Northwest was “virtually impossible without human-caused climate change.” National Weather Service reports show that in late June Seattle, Wash., reached all-time high temperature …
Original source: https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2021/07/15/622907.htm
US and Russia said on Monday they would cooperate on climate change despite strained relations, during a visit to Moscow by US climate envoy John Kerry.
Guy Carpenter & Co., the reinsurance business of Marsh McLennan, announced the launch of a suite of climate advisory and modeling services, as companies look to develop and integrate robust climate change strategies into their overarching environmental, social and governance …
A record-breaking heat wave that hit the western United States and Canada at the end of June would have been “virtually impossible” without human-caused climate change, according to an analysis by a…
The education site had listed “healthier outdoor lifestyles” as one plus of warmer temperatures.
Original source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-57697875
The UK government on Thursday will detail plans to safeguard the City of London’s future under a post-Brexit agenda that requires companies to disclose their impact on the climate.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission may make corporations reveal more about climate risks in key regulatory filings, a push that Wall Street and the biggest tech companies say will lead to a barrage of shareholder lawsuits. Top SEC officials …
Original source: https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2021/06/29/620642.htm
Projects in development will remove only a fraction of the amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) from the air that needs extracting by 2025 to meet the global Paris climate target and avert catastrophic…
The United Kingdom will fail to meet its “historic climate promises” if the government doesn't urgently put policies in place to deliver its net zero goals, according to Britain's climate watchdog.
It comes as Sir David Attenborough warns humans may be about to destabilise the entire planet.
Original source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-57456641
G7 leaders on Saturday confronted China and the threat of future pandemics as the elite club of wealthy nations advertised a newfound Western unity at its first physical summit since 2019.
Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) asked during a House Natural Resources subcommittee hearing if the National Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management could change the orbits of the moon and Earth in order to help address climate change. Gohmert's office did not respond to CNN's requests to clarify his remarks.
Investors managing more than $41 trillion in assets are loudly calling on world leaders to immediately step up their climate game if they don't want to miss out on a wave of clean energy investment.
More than 70 CEOs from some of the world's biggest companies have urged governments to do much more to tackle climate change, including forcing businesses to reduce their carbon emissions.