Tag Archives: climate change

Adapting to Climate Change: Renewable Energy

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Climate change is arguably one of the greatest challenges of the 21st century, and one both the construction and insurance industries are required to step-up to on several different fronts. For its part, the energy sector has to meet the … Continue reading →

Special Report: Adapting to Climate Change

WillisWire Special Feature: Adapting to Climate Change

A new report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Working Group warns that no one on the planet will be untouched by the damaging effects of global warming in coming decades. While public policy and government intervention can … Continue reading →

Adapting to Climate Change: Captive Insurance

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We have been talking about climate change for what seems like forever; debating the causes and arguing over the consequences. The new report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) urges that we respond now to the risks posed … Continue reading →

Adapting to Climate Change: Agriculture

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One of the areas hit hardest by changing global weather patterns is the agricultural economy, particularly in developing nations who are believed to be the ones most exposed and vulnerable to the effects of climate change. The publication of the … Continue reading →

Agriculture and Food Insecurity: Taking Action in Response to IPCC

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No one on the planet will be untouched by the damaging effects of global warming, according to the latest report from the Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). One of the areas hit hardest by changing global weather patterns is … Continue reading →

Our Scariest Power & Utilities Risk – Climate Change Regulation

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The power generation sector is a significant source of carbon emissions, which governments worldwide are trying to reduce in order to forestall climate change. Continue reading →

Are the Lights About to go Out in Britain?

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A report issued recently by the UK energy regulator Ofgem predicted that the UK may run short of electricity-generating capacity by the winter of 2015/16.  In this respect the UK is in good company, with power shortages being forecast or … Continue reading →