Tag: combatting climate change

Is Climate Change Causing America’s Catastrophic Landslides?

Is Climate Change Causing America’s Catastrophic Landslides?

You can now add landslides to the list of America's climate change concerns. This last year California had two of the most devastating fires in its history, with a firestorm that burned 245,000 acres and killed 44 people. The cost to the economy was over $85 million. Just seven weeks later, the...

Is Desalination the Answer to a Thirsty Planet?

Is Desalination the Answer to a Thirsty Planet?

Globally, over 300 million people rely on desalinated water for some or all of their water needs. There is perhaps no place more fitting for innovation in desalination and water treatment technology than Israel. From the modern state’s founding until today, its culture has in many ways been...

Investing in the Fight Against Climate Change

Investing in the Fight Against Climate Change

Can sustainable finance be an answer to climate change? While attending the Financial Inquiry India report launch in May, Nick Robins, co-director of the United Nations Environment Programme’s (UNEP) financial inquiry team, brought up the need to address the issue of climate change in...

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