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It may not be too bad to ignore...

There's never been a time than now to quickly unlearn what you know about your risks, and adapt. In my ...

STORY URL: http://www.bmj.com/content/347/bmj.f5446.pdf%2Bhtml

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Seeking solutions in climate change

Fresh from participating in Climate Week NYC 2013, I find us nearing the one year mark of Hurricane Sandy's devastating ...

STORY URL: Insurance Companies Rethink Policies
With a staggering 70-billion dollars in damages due to Super Storm Sandy, insurance providers such as Swiss Re Americas are forced to rethink policies in hig...

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Is it really worth living longer?

According to a new study published in European Neuropsychopharmacology, 38.2% of Europeans or 165 million people suffered from a ...

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Quantifying climate risk

The fairly unlikely coalition of Michael Bloomberg, Hank Paulson and Tom Steyer announced the launch of an initiative to assess ...

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Will the oceans die in our lifetime?

Will we be witness to a mass extinction like none before? If we look at the latest status report card ...

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Older people, modern views

Less than a week after the Open Minds event in London, and to mark The United Nations' (UN) International Day ...

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Warming of the climate system is unequivocal

It has never been so simple. "Warming of the climate system is unequivocal. Human influence on the climate system is ...

STORY URL: IPCC - Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
http://www.ipcc.ch/report/ar5/wg1/

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Building resilience in economic machines: Cities

As President Bill Clinton stated during the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting, "Every five days, one million people move from ...

STORY URL: Making 100 cities more resilient | Swiss Re - Leading Global Reinsurer
Pledge will support at least 100 cities in building resilience to natural...

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Vaccinate the unsuspecting human beings - The babies!

This video here is interesting. Take it just as a perspective, cause we are living in a world of information ...

STORY URL: Why This Nurse WON'T Vaccinate!
I give you an few of my objections to the current practice of vaccination. Subsequent videos will hopefully address vaccine misconceptions, the flu vaccine. ...

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If climate change is happening, why the uncertainty?

Climate Week NYC began on Sept. 23, 2013, with the opening ceremony featuring a distinguished panel of guests including Tony ...

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How at risk is your city?

I currently live in the East Village of New York - an area badly hit by Hurricane Sandy. In the aftermath ...

STORY URL: Mind the risk: cities under threat from natural disasters | Swiss Re - Leading Global Reinsurer
The world's sprawling cities are centres of economic activity and growth....

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Misunderstanding climate risk

I am sure that nobody will be surprised to discover that a study of reporting on climate science revealed that ...

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Update - Preventive breast cancer vaccine

Preventive breast cancer vaccine development takes a step forward. Researchers at Cleveland Clinic’s Lerner Research Institute found that a ...

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One year on from Hurricane Sandy: Building urban resilience

One year ago, Hurricane Sandy struck the Eastern Seaboard of the US, leaving billions of dollars of damage in its ...

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Join us in New York and online for Climate Week NYC

Climate Week NYC, marking its 5th anniversary in 2013, is the global summit that has become a key event on ...

STORY URL: Climate Week NYC
Join us for the fifth anniversary of Climate Week NYC. See you there, September 23-29, 2013.

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