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Investment Funds Urge Action on Climate Change

Posted: 01.22.2019 no comments

 

A global group of 415 investors managing $32 trillion in assets just released a combined statement urging governments to accelerate their actions to mitigate climate change.   Read the entire article at Forbes.   The group warns that ignoring action against climate change could cause permanent economic damage up to four times the size of the […]

 

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Credit Downgrades Imminent for Cities Unprepared for Climate Impacts

Posted: 07.15.2018 no comments

 

Many U.S. coastal communities, unprepared for flooding and other effects of global warming-driven sea level rise, are heading toward an imminent downgrade of their credit unless they act quickly, a new report says.   Read the entire article at Climate Liability News.    The report warns that federal subsidies for rebuilding flooded properties, coupled with the […]

 

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Taxpayers in the Hamptons Among the Most Exposed to Rising Seas

Posted: 07.02.2018 no comments

 

Almost no city stands to lose as much money from climate change as Southampton, New York. The affluent Long Island suburb – where the median price of a home for sale is almost $2 million – has the second highest level of its property-tax revenue at risk among municipalities with a high likelihood of chronic flooding […]

 

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