Blog: Climate Change

Did the Paris Climate Summit Deliver on Climate Risk Insurance? #COP21 Part 3 – Guest Blog

7 January 2016

Guest blog by Dr Koko Warner, Laura Schäfer and Michael Zissener of the Munich Climate Insurance Initiative . This is part 3 of a three-part blog series that we’ll publish before, during and after the Paris climate conference COP21: check out part 1 and ...

How climate risk insurance can help protect the poor, #COP21 part 2

4 December 2015

After a reported record-breaking 785,000 people across 175 countries took part in the Global Climate March (see some amazing pictures here ), 150 world leaders opened the Paris climate summit on Monday with 150 well-intentioned...

“Just one natural disaster away from losing everything”: how climate risk insurance can help protect the poor, #COP21 part 1

27 November 2015

By Catherine Blampied. This is part 1 of a three-part blog series that we’ll publish before, during and after the Paris climate conference COP21: look out for parts 2 and 3 coming soon. RESULTS campaigners do what they do because they share a fundamental belief: people in the developing world are enabled to lift themselves out of poverty if they can access good healthcare, good education, and good economic opportunities. We see these as the three basic building blocks that empower...

Global Goal 13: Climate Action and more support for small farmers

22 September 2015

As the new set of Sustainable Development Goals are launched this week in the U.N. it is clear that they will only be achieved if the effects of Climate Change are controlled. It is already too late to halt much of the damage caused by climate change and the need to adapt to the changing climate – to become climate resilient - has become increasingly evident. Many of the successes in global development are at risk as droughts increase, crop yields become more volatile and vulnerable...

May conference call recording now available!

8 May 2015

Our May conference call is now available for download! The call was joined by Amanda Segnini from the Brazilian youth-led campaigning group Engajamundo who spoke about the devastating impact of climate change in Brazil and the amazing campaigning that Engajamundo’s campaign groups are doing to ensure decisive action is taken at the United Nations Climate Conference (COP 21) in Paris in December. Listen again here: [audio mp3="/sites/default/files/wp-...

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