With numerous stakeholders in housing finance, climate change will send significant stress down a long financial line, according to a Mortgage Bankers Association report. The report said it could increase mortgage default, increase the volatility of house prices and produce significant climate migration.
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Information from sources suggests that some primary insurance carriers are likely to recover significant amounts from their reinsurance arrangements after hurricane Ida, while a number of insurers are likely to exhaust their reinsurance towers completely, and some catastrophe bonds remain exposed.
A CRS report finds that offshore aquaculture can spur economic growth if permitting reform takes place.
This time, it’s going to be different. Well, maybe yes, maybe no.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency is moving ahead with the launch of a new flood insurance rating system next week, brushing aside last-minute pleas from lawmakers and advocates to delay the changes, a senior agency official told E&E News yesterday.
New ‘Ocean Stewardship Coalition’ will scale up the global impact of ocean business to meet the urgency of climate crisis and 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
US President Joe Biden’s environmental-justice adviser says: tackle inequality and global warming together.
The goo that grows in soaked buildings can cause infections and allergies—an issue that’s understudied even as climate change leads to more frequent deluges.
Wherever you live, climate change will transform your life over the next several decades. It will get hotter, drier, and homes near the coasts face flooding risk due to rising sea levels. If you aren’t ready to stay in your coastal home despite the risks, it’s time to consider moving to higher ground in your region — and to learn about the factors that should influence your choice of locations.
21 Sep 2021 --- Research published by the Blue Food Assessment (BFA) – an initiative spearheaded by more than 100 researchers from over 25 scientific institutions – ranks seafood more highly than terrestrial animal proteins in terms of their nutritional benefits and potential for sustainability gains.
Most attention has been on overland flooding, but water coming up through the earth could prove a bigger threat.
NMFS funding $2.2 million for bycatch reduction projects. Federal officials announced $2.2 million in funding is being awarded to partners around the U.S. to support innovative research through the NMFS Bycatch Reduction Engineering Program.
Hurricane Hugo changed my life forever. When I saw the sun rise again the day after, the morning of Sept. 22, 1989, I was surprised to be alive.
Looking for a doggone good time? How about a beach day with your furry best friend? Whether you and your pup need to cool off during the dog days of summer or are just looking for plenty of room to play and explore, there’s a dog-friendly beach for that!
Research from Ceres, the non-profit focused on sustainability challenges such as global climate change and water scarcity and their implications, has found that major US banks have more than $250 billion of exposure to physical climate risks annually sitting in their loan portfolios.
Protecting and restoring coastal wetlands can help countries around the globe and U.S. states advance their climate goals
It’s not unusual to have two or three tropical systems brewing in the Atlantic Ocean in mid-September. But it is noteworthy that we’re ready to hit the “O” storm — Odette — and may soon see “P” for Peter.
Sinking seaweed could sequester a lot of carbon, but researchers are still grappling with basic questions about reliability, scalability and risks.
NOAA’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS) is pleased to announce a Fiscal Year 2022 Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for a project that will expedite the development and implementation of harmful algal bloom (HAB) control strategies.
NOAA’s Office for Coastal Management (OCM) has announced the release of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 Coastal Management and Digital Coast fellowships request for proposals.
On September 1, 2021 NCCOS, the U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOSⓇ) Office, and the IOOS Association organized the inaugural meeting of a newly formed Harmful Algal Bloom Observing Group (HAB-OG). The HAB-OG is a next step in implementing and sustaining the National Harmful Algal Bloom Observing Network (NHABON).
HOUSTON (ICIS)--Container freight rates continue to rise, and despite efforts by global shipping competition agencies and a commitment to freeze rates by some carriers, some players think that prices are unlikely to return to normal until the middle of next year, if ever.