COP28: US insurers propose plan to ensure insurance cover as catastrophes grow
The US National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) has proposed a national climate resilience strategy to help ensure the availability of property insurance in the face of severe disasters.
COP28: UK commits £500m for forest protection
Financial markets may be undervaluing 'climate resilience' companies, BlackRock suggests
Financial markets may be underappreciating the prospects for companies that enable climate resilience, BlackRock has said, as it warned the cost of disaster rebuilding in the US alone could equate to the $39 billion of energy investments under the Inflation Reduction Act.
COP: Sustainable food and agriculture declaration a 'positive signal' for the market
A high-level declaration to develop more sustainable food and agriculture systems has been signed by 134 world leaders at COP28, providing a 'positive signal' for the market, Environmental Finance has heard.
COP28: a call to action from Pakistan
Progress is needed on carbon capture and storage, putting a price on carbon, and ensuring countries deliver on their emissions reduction commitments, writes Pakistan's former lead climate negotiator, Farrukh Iqbal Khan