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Trump Presidential Victory: What Industry Leaders Are Saying

Industry leaders say they are committed to working with the president-elect Donald Trump come Jan. 1. And they’re also committed advancing the low-carbon economy.

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What Role Should Climate Risk Play in Insurers’ Business Strategies?

Insurers are in the business of managing risk. But does this include risks associated with climate change? A growing number of insurance companies say yes, according to a new report by sustainability advocacy organization Ceres. But most insurers still give climate change risk minimal attention. Two years ago insurance regulators … Read more »

Insurance Companies’ Fossil Fuel Investments a ‘Potential $459 Billion Liability’

Insurance Companies’ Fossil Fuel Investments a ‘Potential $459 Billion Liability’

The insurance industry’s massive investments in fossil fuel companies — to the tune of $459 billion — represents a risky bet as demand for coal, oil and gas drops and renewable energy gains momentum, according to a Ceres report released yesterday. Insurance groups Ameriprise (12.4 percent), Lincoln National (11.8 percent) … Read more »

Why Google, Ikea Say ‘The Paris Effect’ Is Boosting Business

Tomorrow — on Earth Day — more than 160 countries including the US will sign the Paris climate agreement. In advance of the signing, thousands of businesses are urging governments to enact policies that support a low-carbon economy, which they say presents a multi-trillion-dollar economic opportunity. Yesterday the We Mean … Read more »

Global Investors Call for Carbon Pricing

Nearly 350 global institutional investors have called on government leaders on the eve of the Climate Summit to provide stable, reliable and economically meaningful carbon pricing that helps redirect investment on a scale necessary to effectively deal with global climate change. The investors — BlackRock, CalPERS, PensionDanmark, Deutsche, South African … Read more »

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What the Carbon Budget Means for Business

The world’s carbon budget will be overdrawn in 30 years, says World Resources Institute’s Kelly Levin in a blog post. The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report published Friday found that to stay below the internationally agreed-upon goal of limiting warming to 2 degrees Celsius (compared to pre-industrial levels), … Read more »