Climate Change

"Growing Storms Push Shrinking La. Insurers Into Failure"

"More than a year after Hurricane Ida swept across Louisiana, the Category 4 storm is triggering a property-insurance crisis in the state that has bankrupted 11 insurance companies and will force some homeowners to pay annual premiums of nearly $18,000."

Source: E&E News, 11/22/2022

"Multinationals Opening New Gas Sites, Despite Climate Change Warnings"

"Although scientists keep insisting that the planet needs to move away from its dependence on oil, gas and coal to effectively combat climate change, hydrocarbon development projects continue to emerge. Several countries, cities and NGOs are calling for a non-proliferation treaty on fossil fuels."

Source: France24, 11/21/2022

"In a First, Rich Countries Agree to Pay for Climate Damages in Poor Nations"

"After 30 years of deadlock, a new U.N. climate agreement aims to pay developing countries for loss and damage caused by global warming. But huge questions remain about how it would work."

Source: NYTimes, 11/21/2022

"What the Unusual Midterm Elections Mean for Climate Action"

"The Democrats’ strong showing in the midterm elections — both their defense of their Senate majority and their gains in important state races — essentially ensures that President Biden’s signature climate change law, passed in August, will be fully implemented despite threats from some Republicans to block or undo it."

Source: NYTimes, 11/18/2022

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