Extreme weather is driving up uninsured losses and insurers must use investments to fund global warming resilience, says study

Extreme weather is driving up uninsured losses and insurers must use investments to fund global warming resilience, says study

Orphans of the corn by Bob Ellis -- Al Gore as you’ve always seen him before: Earth first (with him and his elitist friends as proxy) and the little people last.  http://www.dakotavoice.com/2008/12/orphans-of-the-corn/

Orphans of the corn by Bob Ellis -- Al Gore as you’ve always seen him before: Earth first (with him and his elitist friends as proxy) and the little people last. http://www.dakotavoice.com/2008/12/orphans-of-the-corn/

The Senate’s Top Climate Denier Redefines Chutzpah | ClimateProgress | "The traditional definition of chutzpah involves a guy who kills his parents, then pleads for mercy because he is now an orphan. The modern definition of chutzpah involves … Sen. James Inhofe (R-OK). The chair of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee has an Earth Day (!) op-ed arguing we should embrace carbon-free nuclear power because of the threat posed by global warming." Click to read and share the full…

The Senate’s Top Climate Denier Redefines Chutzpah | ClimateProgress | "The traditional definition of chutzpah involves a guy who kills his parents, then pleads for mercy because he is now an orphan. The modern definition of chutzpah involves … Sen. James Inhofe (R-OK). The chair of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee has an Earth Day (!) op-ed arguing we should embrace carbon-free nuclear power because of the threat posed by global warming." Click to read and share the full…

The Australian government has listed the koala as a threatened species in parts of the country for the first time. It says the species faces numerous threats, including climate change, disease, and habitat loss.

Koalas under threat in Australia - in pictures

The Australian government has listed the koala as a threatened species in parts of the country for the first time. It says the species faces numerous threats, including climate change, disease, and habitat loss.

Aviva, Aegon and Amlin issue joint statement urging leaders to build on previous commitments and end subsidies within four years, reports Climate Home

Leading insurers tell G20 to stop funding fossil fuels by 2020

Aviva, Aegon and Amlin issue joint statement urging leaders to build on previous commitments and end subsidies within four years, reports Climate Home

Image: NASA A winter wonderland – snow-covered Scandinavia Staying with the winter mood, below is an image of Scandinavia in winter – truly a pretty one. One can clearly make out the many fjords, etched into the Norwegian coastline. Lake Vänern and Lake Vättern in Sweden do not completely freeze in winter, whereas Finland’s many ...

Image: NASA A winter wonderland – snow-covered Scandinavia Staying with the winter mood, below is an image of Scandinavia in winter – truly a pretty one. One can clearly make out the many fjords, etched into the Norwegian coastline. Lake Vänern and Lake Vättern in Sweden do not completely freeze in winter, whereas Finland’s many ...

Malawi av income pp $819; one of the world's worst-hit by HIV-Aids; more than one million children orphaned by the disease. Most Malawians rely on subsistence farming;  food supply precarious because of climate. 2015 severe floods.  Uranium mining since 2009, exploration of rare earth elements & agriculture attracts foreign investment.The country exports tobacco, tea, sugar, coffee, cotton, peanuts, wood products and clothing.High inflation and big deficit equals economic downfall.

Malawi av income pp $819; one of the world's worst-hit by HIV-Aids; more than one million children orphaned by the disease. Most Malawians rely on subsistence farming; food supply precarious because of climate. 2015 severe floods. Uranium mining since 2009, exploration of rare earth elements & agriculture attracts foreign investment.The country exports tobacco, tea, sugar, coffee, cotton, peanuts, wood products and clothing.High inflation and big deficit equals economic downfall.

Wilcannia's old buildings hint at town's outback heritage - ABC Rural (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Wilcannia's old buildings hint at town's outback heritage - ABC Rural (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Orphaned Baby Elephant Had Odds Against Him. Now There's Hope.

Orphaned Baby Elephant Had Odds Against Him. Now There's Hope.

Prof. Guy McPherson (with ample 'evidence') gives the human race until 2030 (abrupt climate change = extinction), and says that is conservative at best.  Ushering in the Closing Chapter of the Human Species – Kenn Orphan https://kennorphan.com/2016/09/09/ushering-in-the-closing-chapter-of-the-human-species/

Prof. Guy McPherson (with ample 'evidence') gives the human race until 2030 (abrupt climate change = extinction), and says that is conservative at best. Ushering in the Closing Chapter of the Human Species – Kenn Orphan https://kennorphan.com/2016/09/09/ushering-in-the-closing-chapter-of-the-human-species/

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