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‘Alternative facts’ undermine polemic against the Paris Agreement

a commentary by Bob Ward  11 May, 2017

Matt Ridley in his column in ‘The Times’ has used a set of ‘alternative facts’ to urge President Trump to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change says Bob Ward in this commentary article. read more »


What can we expect from French President Macron on climate change?

a commentary by Estelle Rouhaud  11 May, 2017

Will the new French president, Emmanuel Macron, be indifferent or ambitious when it comes to action on climate change asks Estelle Rouhaud in this commentary article.
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Sam Fankhauser on Laws in Support of Climate Action

Sam Fankhauser on Laws in Support of Climate Action

in the news Sam Fankhauser  10 May, 2017

UNFCC Conference on 9 May



Stay in or leave the Paris climate deal? Lessons from Kyoto

A recent study from the Grantham Research Institute found that the mere existence of Paris had prodded dozens of countries to enact new clean-energy laws. read more »


Climate change laws exceed 1,200 worldwide, finds LSE study

Nations around the world have adopted more than 1,200 laws to curb climate change, up from about 60 two decades ago, a sign of widening efforts to limit rising temperatures, according to a new study. read more »


More countries are backing their Paris pledges with national laws

Press release  9 May, 2017

Over 1,200 climate-related laws that have been enacted globally since 1997 according to new analysis. read more »


Homes could be priced out of flood cover

Homes could be priced out of flood cover

in the news Swenja Surminski  9 May, 2017

Irish Independent, 9 May 2017


Insurers urged to share flood risk data

Insurers urged to share flood risk data

in the news Swenja Surminski  8 May, 2017

Irish Examiner, 8 May 2018


‘Radical shift’ in data sharing needed for sustainable flood insurance in Ireland

Press release  8 May, 2017

The key to sustainable flood insurance is improved data sharing between Government, insurers and other sectors that hold data about flood risks, suggests a new report produced in collaboration with the Environmental Research Institute at University College Cork. read more »


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