Planning & Growth

How Much Longer Will Insurers Cover Wildfire Loss Near You?

With wildfire exploding across the West this season, it may not be long before insurance companies worried about houses built along the wildland-urban interface try to raise premiums or drop policies altogether. It’s already happening in California, which is pushing back. Will it happen in your region as well? TipSheet has the backstory, plus a range of reporting resources.

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"Climate Impacts: U.S. Migrants On The Move Due To Warming"

"Climate migration in America is no longer about small, isolated communities pulling up stakes to avoid floods, wildfires or rising seas. Physically moving to reduce climate risk is becoming mainstream, experts say, even if climate migrants don't acknowledge warming as a driver of their relocation decisions."

Source: E&E News, 10/16/2020
September 25, 2020

Scaling Climate Policies and New Financing for High Biodiversity Areas

Under2° Coalition/ The Climate Group, The State Government of Querétaro and Grupo Ecológico Sierra Gorda invite you to this online Climate Week NYC event, 10:00 a.m.-Noon ET. There will be Spanish/English interpretation channels available.

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"Environmental Justice Becomes Part of California City Planning"

"More than 140 cities and counties in California intend to update their long-term plans over the next two years to include environmental justice, meaning air pollution, water quality, and other factors affecting disadvantaged communities would get a closer look."

Source: Bloomberg Environment, 08/27/2020

Bringing Stories Home Under Lockdown, With Remote Video Interviews

They’ve long been a staple of the news business. But now, with the pandemic continuing to keep journalists from their subjects, remote video interviews have become an essential tool. And even newbie video reporters can quickly learn the basics. Science video producer Eli Kintisch shares a quick eight-step remote video setup and some simple tricks of the trade, in this SEJournal how-to.

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September 14, 2020 to September 18, 2020

Bloomberg Green Virtual Festival

This new, culture-shaping event will feature leading voices working at the edge of change. Built to foster solutions-oriented conversations, the five-day festival will feature a cross section of visionaries from business, design, culture, food, technology, science and entertainment.

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