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GAIN focuses on building resilience in response to climate change as the hybrid storm Sandy batters the U.S. east coast

New GAIN Index Draws Attention to Climate Change Resiliency as Superstorm Sandy Hits East Coast

A free, open-source, open-data online navigation tool, the Global Adaptation Institute’s 2012 GAIN Index offers much more than just a ranking of countries’ resiliency to climate change. It’s providing prominent private and public sector organizations the data and tools to make better informed decisions as to how best to invest in climate change adaptation efforts.

Deniers Cling to their Denial, but Insurers Are Paying Out, Taking Action to Mitigate Climate Change

Climate change deniers hold steadfastly to their belief that human activity isn’t accelerating global warming and climate change. The world’s insurers aren’t waiting around for some universal consensus. Having seen, and in many cases paid compensation for, the damages caused by increased extreme weather events have been having around the globe, they’re taking action both on the asset and liability…

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