East Asia-Pacific Children Highly Vulnerable to Climate Change Impacts

The UNICEF report, Children's Vulnerabilities of Climate Change and Disaster Impacts in East Asia and the Pacific , supported by Reed Elsevier, highlights that children are likely to be among those most affected by climate change. Millions of children across East Asia and the Pacific already...

Insurance Commissioner Expands Reach of Climate Change Survey: Doubles Number of Insurers Required to Respond

California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones has announced that the Connecticut and Minnesota Departments of Insurance have joined with California, New York and Washington Departments of Insurance to require insurers to respond to the Climate Risk Survey adopted in 2009 by the National Association of...

Dust in the Wind – A "Silent Epidemic" Rises in the Southwest

By J. Wylie Donald Statisticians call it a correlation when two sets of data are strongly linked. In January, the governor of California declared a state of emergency arising from the persistent drought that resulted in 2013 being the driest year on record. In June of last year, a federal judge...