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Climate risk insurance can effectively mitigate economic losses – Science Daily

Global warming is expected to lead to an accumulation of particularly intense hurricanes in the United States. This may substantially increase the economic losses caused by these storms. Better insurance could effectively mitigate the climate change-induced increase in economic losses….

Congress Offers $1 Billion for Climate Aid, Falling Short of Biden’s Pledge – The New York Times

WASHINGTON — Congress has proposed $1 billion to help poor countries cope with climate change, a figure that falls significantly short of President Biden’s promise that the United States will spend $11.4 billion annually by 2024 to ensure developing nations…

Climate Change Fuels Unprecedented Cholera Increase – Voice of America – VOA News

geneva —  The World Health Organization says climate change is behind an unprecedented surge in the number of cholera outbreaks around the world this year. At least 30 countries have reported outbreaks of the deadly disease this year, about a…

Global cholera surge likely accelerated by climate change, warns WHO – UN News

“The map is under threat (from cholera) everywhere,” said Dr. Philippe Barboza, from the World Health Organization, speaking in Geneva, via Zoom. Available data points to cases of infection in around 30 countries, whereas in the previous five years, fewer than…

What Happens When a Cascade of Crises Collide?

The simultaneity of crises we’re experiencing hints that something else is also happening — risk synchronization. Complex and largely unrecognized causal links among the world’s economic, social and ecological systems may be causing many risks to go critical at nearly…

Grim outlook on global warming emerges from UN conference – Responsible Statecraft

Grim outlook on global warming emerges from UN conference The 27th United Nations conference on climate change, or COP27, meeting in Egypt, has seen two realities take hold among delegates: The goal of keeping the overall rise of global temperatures…

The Obvious Climate Strategy Nobody Will Talk About – Foreign Policy

Global leaders will convene this week at the Egyptian resort town of Sharm el-Sheikh for another round of haggling over the global response to climate change. While the venues are different, the script remains the same: World leaders will outdo…

Ahead of COP27, New Climate Reports are Warning Shots to a World Off Course – InsideClimate News

Last year’s annual global climate conference in Glasgow ended with a Hail Mary promise to cut methane emissions fast enough to avoid up to a half-degree Celsius of planetary warming in the next few decades. That could be just enough…

Fossil Fuels Are Endangering Life On Earth – OpEd – Eurasia Review

The human-induced global warming is proving the most pressing problem. The speed of climate change has even surprised the common people.  Advertisement What is more painful is that the move to slow down this speed is too sluggish, let alone…

Lost for 97 Years, Rediscovered Magnolia Tree Spurs Hope for Rediscovery in Haiti

An expedition team in northern Haiti has rediscovered a magnolia tree that has been lost to science for 97 years. The team used the tree’s telltale features to find it: beautiful alabaster flowers and uniquely shaped glossy emerald leaves. In a country stricken with widespread habitat destruction, this rediscovery has given conservationists hope that Haiti’s […]

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