March 2020: Current urban drainage systems are at risk of system failure due to climate change induced rising frequencies of extreme weather. Experts recommend augmenting current capacities using hydraulic distribution systems (e.g. relief tunnels, storage units) and combining them with green infrastructures.
April 2021: Mechanisms such as individual and collective behaviour change could be effective measures to mitigate climate change if they sit alongside wider change efforts at system level such as technological improvements. To incentivise behaviour changes, policies such as targeted regulations, nudges, or financial incentives could be implemented to encourage the uptake of e-mobility, a…
April 2021: With each degree of global warming, the risk of flood-induced displacement increases by 50%. Assuming a two-degree warming scenario and population growth, the average risk could increase by up to 110% by the end of the century and displace more than 1 billion people. Risk reduction measures include improved spatial and urban planning…
The Kampala-Cambridge Young People and Climate Change workshop is a three day international event, hosted by Restless Development, Makerere University and University of Cambridge.
13 May 2021 – ClimateWise is pleased to welcome its newest member and first law firm, DAC Beachcrof, into its global insurance industry collaboration committed to reducing the impact of climate change on society.
5 May 2021 – Banks will play a central role in supporting clients on their net zero transition journey. CISL’s latest guide is a practical resource designed to activate bank-client dialogue on climate change, writes Peter Kanning, Global Head of Business Development, Sustainable Finance, HSBC.
Globally, air pollution causes around 7 million premature deaths every year, according to the World Health Organisation. With such a significant death toll, there exists a need to explore the emergence of air pollution as a public health threat.
14 April 2021 – New analysis from global investors network the Investment Leaders Group (ILG) shows that the present disclosure of fund performance does not allow investors to understand and compare the alignment of funds with the Paris Agreement on climate change.
9 April 2021 – CISL Course Convenor Dimitri Zenghelis unpacks the three major climate change-related risks affecting organisations and illustrates the significant opportunities that will be gained from transitioning to a net zero carbon business model.