Tag: Climate Change

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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26 Sep 16'

AGRICULTURAL R&D SPENDING—CHINA AND INDIA INVESTING HEAVILY, BUT INVESTMENT RETREATING IN LOW-INCOME COUNTRIES

Two reports into the global patterns in agricultural R&D spending have recently caught my attention.  Agricultural research is critical for greater productivity, efficiency and poverty reduction. Rapidly growing countries with large...

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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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2 Aug 16'

INDEX INSURANCE AND CLIMATE RISK

The prevalence of mobile technology in East Africa is truly amazing. Want to beam a photo from your camera to your blog whilst you are in the middle of the...

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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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