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Homeowners had sued state agency; owner to donate $140,000 as part of legal settlement
Credit Suisse has managed to raise US$318 million for its fund dedicated to tech-forward climate solutions. The successful close of the Climate Innovation Fund, despite a scandal-ridden few months for the Swiss investment bank, is indicative of the strong demand from investors for sustainable finance.
An upcoming overhaul of the federal government’s flood insurance program will financially benefit many of the nation’s lowest-income communities by cutting premiums for a large share of their residents, an E&E News analysis of government data shows.
In the days after Hurricane Harvey tore the roof off their Rockport, Texas home in the summer of 2017, they immediately started picking up the pieces and began the rebuild.
Property and casualty (P&C) insurance firms in the US and global reinsurance firms are well-capitalised for the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season and the high-levels of catastrophe bond issuance seen recently will assist them in absorbing any major loss events that occur.
Research has shown the enriching benefits of living near coasts, lakes and rivers even as climate change challenges that romance.
As Nurul Izzah Anwar joins the critics, could Penang South Reclamation project be stopped?
The threat of climate change to the island’s coastal areas will be assessed as part of a blueprint for future development.
The U.S. Green Building Council-Los Angeles Chapter (USGBC-LA) will host its quarterly Thought Leadership event, a 5-hour symposium on “Reducing California’s Fire Risk” online Thursday, June 17th.
On Sept. 11, 2017, On Sept. 11, 2017, Hurricane Irma caused historic flooding in Jacksonville, leaving thousands of damaged and in some cases uninhabitable homes.
Almost half of the world's population currently lives in cities and that number is projected to rise significantly in the near future. This rapid urbanization is contributing to increased flood risk due to the growing concentration of people and resources in cities and the clustering of cities along coastlines.
The waterfront homes will float on a 500-acre lagoon connected to a flexible grid.
The Conservation Commission will be presenting its 18-month long study regarding sea level rise and its effects on Greenwich. The three-part study is nearly complete, and the commission is inviting town residents to hear what the results are over the course of two presentations on June 9 and June 16 at 7:00pm.
Nantucket voters on Saturday overwhelmingly rejected proposed restrictions on short-term vacation rentals, and a move to earmark a quarter of the Land Bank's annual revenue for affordable-housing initiatives.
Who has access to private property? Ask the writers of the Constitution.
The 2021 Atlantic hurricane season officially begins Tuesday, June 1, and the National Hurricane Center has designated 21 storm names for the six-month period ending Nov. 30.
The interconnectedness of ports leave assets such as warehouses, trucking networks and railroads vulnerable to disruptions from climate change and rising sea levels.
The best way to build back better might be to build elsewhere.
The Mesoamerican Reef system which lies in the Caribbean Sea, touching the coasts of Mexico, Belize, Guatemala and Honduras, is set to benefit from an innovative parametric insurance program to protect the reef and communities that rely on it against hurricane impacts.
During the Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Climate Week (11-14 May) the Global Resilience Partnership together with the Race to Resilience Campaign, Ocean Risk and Resilience Action Alliance (ORRAA) and WayCarbon, hosted a side event on promoting coastal resilience through novel finance solutions.
Battered by rising seas and scarred by erosion, the Boston Harbor islands have been named one of the country’s 11 most endangered historic sites by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, a stark warning about the threat that climate change poses to important landmarks from the past.
The citywide zoning changes will help to keep New York City coastal residents and businesses more prepared for climate change.
Fitch Ratings-Chicago-01 June 2021: After a record-breaking hurricane season in 2020, U.S. property/casualty (re)insurers are bracing to absorb large potential catastrophe losses with projections for another above-average hurricane season, according to a new Fitch Ratings report.
Plans to build a wall that would eventually allow homes to be built on Captain Sam’s Spit — a teardrop-shaped isthmus at the end of this barrier island — have again been struck down by the S.C. Supreme Court.
I realize a lot of you have questions about who owns what land and beach down by Hill Tide Estates. Our story from last week that talked about security cameras and guards saying “none shall pass” along the beach that so many have walked for so long stirred up a lot of talk and, as I said, many questions.