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39 million U.S. properties are overvalued because damage risks from climate change as a result of flooding, hurricanes, and wildfires ““have yet to be reflected in the insurance premiums.” The largest percentage of those properties—60%—are coastal properties at risk from hurricanes, 30% are vulnerable to flooding, and 10% are in wildfire zones.
The complete phasing out of fossil fuels is not realistic, China's top climate official has said, adding that these climate-warming fuels must continue to play a vital role in maintaining global energy security.https://www.trtworld.com/asia/chinas-climate-envoy-says-phasing-out-fossil-fuels-is-unrealistic-15080033
Illinois’ Signature Climate Law Has Been Slow to Fulfill Promises for Clean Energy and Jobs.
Higher Air Pollution Found in Chicago's Western Edge.
Gov. Maura Healey signed an executive order Thursday that she says will make Massachusetts the first state to ban the purchase of single-use plastic bottles by state agencies.
King Charles III has called for courage over tackling climate change in wake of Sunak’s slowdown.
Wildfires recorded by UK fire brigades surged in 2022 to almost 24,000 compares to just 9300 a year earlier.
The Swedish government is facing a huge backlash – including threats of no-confidence votes against its climate minister – after slashing the country’s climate budget while admitting it will dramatically increase carbon dioxide emissions.
‘Nature positive’ isn’t just planting a few trees – it’s actually stopping the damage we do.