Category: Climate Change

26 Jan 17'

ERADICATE HUNGER THROUGH INTENSIVE FARMING?

To hit the Sustainable Development Goal to eradicate hunger by 2030, Sir Gordon Conway of Imperial College London estimates that we must double food production in developing countries by 2050, and by 70%,...

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29 Sep 16'

WHAT EMISSION TRADING COULD MEAN FOR AGRICULTURE INSURANCE

Just a few days ago, the Chinese government started the acceleration of the emission trading platform which will serve the so-called Carbon Cash generation for GREEN industries such as agriculture....

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22 Aug 16'

CLIMATE CHANGE INCREASED PROBABILITY OF FRENCH FLOODS IN 2016

Attribution science is the science of determining the causes of unusual climate trends and climate-related events. Extreme events are a fundamental characteristic of our planet’s variable climate. However, the degree...

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3 Aug 16'

WILL 2016 SET A RECORD FOR CHINA AGRICULTURAL INSURANCE?

China has suffered deeply from floods in 2016 and, this weekend, what flooded the China news was the tragedy occurring in Xing Tai of Hebei province. Dozens of people lost their lives and many...

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1 Aug 16'

WORLD WEATHER: 2016’s EARLY RECORD HEAT GIVES WAY TO HEAVY RAINS

The record-breaking heat of the first six months has turned to severe seasonal flooding across Asia in one of the strongest monsoon seasons in many years. Meteorologists say that the 2016...

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