Biden mileage rule to exceed Obama climate goal

Biden mileage rule to exceed Obama climate goalThe 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.

Original source: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/us/biden-mileage-rule-to-exceed-obama-climate-goal/articleshow/84804740.cms

Pennsylvania Joining National Survey on Climate Risk in the Insurance Industry

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

U.S. Heatwave ‘Virtually Impossible’ Without Climate Change, Scientists Say

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, Russia Say Will Cooperate To Tackle Climate Change

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.

Original source: https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/us-russia-say-will-cooperate-to-tackle-climate-change-2485133

Guy Carpenter Launches Suite of Climate Advisory and Modeling Services

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 …

Original source: https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/international/2021/07/09/622021.htm

Climate Change Made North American Heat Wave 150 Times More Likely: Study

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…

Original source: https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/climate-change-made-north-american-heat-wave-150-times-more-likely-study-2481707

UK Mandates Companies To Disclose Their Impact On Climate

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.

Original source: https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/uk-mandates-companies-to-disclose-their-impact-on-climate-2476481

Wall Street, Tech Firms Fear SEC Climate Disclosure Will Trigger Lawsuits

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

Need 1 Billion Tonnes CO2 Removal By 2025 To Meet Climate Goal: Report

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…

Original source: https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/world-must-remove-1-billion-tonnes-carbon-dioxide-by-2025-to-meet-climate-goal-report-2475610

G7 Leaders Take On China, Covid And Climate

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.

Original source: https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/g7-leaders-take-on-china-covid-and-climate-2462648

Texas GOP Rep. Louie Gohmert asks if Forest Service can change Earth and moon’s orbit to address climate crisis

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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.

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