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Catastrophe Risk Pools Protect Against Natural Disasters by Mariano Huaman, City-Tech BLogger

In the last few years, many countries in the Caribbean have experienced abnormal climate conditions which have caused drought. These conditions could continue this year. Drought affects the economy in many countries that depend on agriculture for their income. People in those countries have called on the government to focus on the impact of drought

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Climate Change Goes Forward, with or without the U.S.

Last month at the annual World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, climate change loomed large on the agenda. Government officials joined business leaders and investors in realizing that sustainable business ventures were a $12 trillion opportunity and that investing in fossil fuels was not the way to go. Announced at Davos was the new

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What’s a Carbon Bubble?

Nearly all climate scientists agree that the Earth has been getting warmer since industrialization began in the 18th century. Overwhelming data support the conclusion that burning so-called fossil fuels that ages ago were plants — coal, oil, and natural gas — releases the carbon that plants contain in the form of carbon dioxide (CO2). These

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