Europe described as 'living beyond its means' when it comes to water use
ISTANBUL -- Don't expect the future to look much like the past, at least when it comes to the Earth's fresh water supplies. That's the message emerging from a major international meeting being held here this week.
Industry regulators vote to impose new climate rules
Insurance regulators adopted new rules yesterday meant to push one of the nation's largest industries to help policyholders reduce emissions and to sharpen insurers' understanding and coverage of the damages that climate change may cause in communities exposed to severe storms and other natural risks.
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Carrying more riders and getting less money, urban systems seek help
As transit systems' operating costs rise and ridership increases, unwelcome changes may be in store for many of their riders, because the systems they ride are being starved for cash. And unless that conundrum is resolved, transit leaders warn, you can forget about making transit the backbone of a climate-saving strategy.