Risk experts see climate change as one of the world's biggest business threats
Risk experts are concerned that the twin threats of economic upheaval and accelerating climate change could collide over the next decade, delaying crucial adaptation efforts while exposing nations to unpredictable financial loss from disasters.
Gov. Cuomo pledges to flood-proof New York's subway system, raise regional carbon emissions cap
NEW YORK -- Dealing with climate change and protecting New York City from future superstorms featured high on the list of priorities during Gov. Andrew Cuomo's State of the State address yesterday in Albany. Cuomo, a Democrat, said he would work to make coastal areas and New York Harbor more resilient to climate change and storm surges thought to be intensified by the warming planet and rising seas.