Climate Change

Acrimony Marks Impasse That Threatens To Derail Shaheen-Portman Bill

"It was supposed to be a few days of relative bipartisan bonhomie in the Senate: A modest but popular energy bill was on the floor. Though senators may have faced a tough vote or two on U.S. EPA rules or the Keystone XL pipeline, the bill was expected to make it across the finish line, demonstrating that at least one chamber of Congress could function."

Source: E&E Daily, 09/17/2013

"Flood Insurance Not Possible Without New Maps, Insurers Say"

"Top executives with [Canada's] insurance sector — which suffered losses of more than $2 billion in southern Alberta’s recent floods — unanimously agree Canada will see more such disasters due to intense rains caused by climate change, making comprehensive flood insurance unavailable to homeowners."

Source: Calgary Herald, 09/17/2013


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