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Climate Change Risks

Climate Change Poses 'Significant Risk' To U.S. Military, Reports Find

Reuters | Alana Horowitz | Posted 09.14.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The effects of climate change endanger U.S. military operations and could increase the danger of international conflict, accord...

Obama’s Wall Street Watchdog Does Little To Protect Investors From Climate Risk

The Huffington Post | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 04.12.2016 | Business

Investors and the global environment are at risk because the nation's primary securities regulator has done "almost nothing" in recent years to ensure...

South Carolina Floods Are A Small-Business Owner's 'Nightmare'

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 10.07.2015 | Business

Last week, LaBrasca's Pizza in Columbia, South Carolina, was gearing up to throw its 50th anniversary party. Today, it's facing the possibility of a g...

How Climate Change May Undermine A Half-Century Of Health Advances

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 06.24.2015 | Green

The loss of natural habitats and biodiversity often take center stage in reports about climate change, but a major new study highlights the direct eff...

Kate Sheppard

White House Plans Another Big Climate Push | Kate Sheppard | Posted 06.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -– One year after President Barack Obama rolled out his climate change action plan, the administration is putting fresh emphasis on its e...

Climate Change Will Hurt Countries' Credit Ratings, S&P Warns

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 08.28.2014 | Green

Add credit ratings to the list of things climate change might ruin. According to a recent report released by Standard & Poor's Ratings Services, ri...

Michael McAuliff

GAO To Congress: The Climate Is Changing | Michael McAuliff | Posted 02.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The federal government's official watchdog had a message for Congress on Thursday: Hey, Stupid, the climate is changing. The Governme...

Three Ways to Adapt to Climate Change: Nearsighted, Farsighted and Misguided

Kenneth M. Chomitz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Kenneth M. Chomitz

With eyes on the future, and the right kind of information, the World Bank and its partners can steer clear of maladaptation and promote the challenging but essential anticipatory actions needed to prepare for unavoidable long-term climate impacts.