Ceres (United States)

Type: City
Name: Ceres (United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 37.599998
Longitude: -120.959999
population: 40,082
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 31 2014 - 2 reports

Regulator Takes Strong Focus on Climate Change Preparedness

With a calm demeanor and in a somewhat scientific tone he doesn’t mind using while explaining his stance on something, Mike Kreidler stood by his decision to call out the insurance industry and the rest of the nation’s insurance commissioners for being ... [Published Insurance Journal - Oct 31 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

An Insurance Retreat From Weather Disasters

After Hurricane Sandy roared across the Northeastern United States, many homeowners on Long Island—even those who escaped the most damage— lost their property insurance . The same thing happened in coastal Virginia after Hurricane Katrina , which hit ... [Published Professional Insurance Agents - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Climate-Savvy Investing: Insurance Sector Is Ignoring Risks & Rewards

Two years after Superstorm Sandy devastated large swaths of the East Coast and cost our economy an estimated $65 billion, the insurance industry – which is on the frontlines of climate change – is still not doing enough to address the risks associated ... [Published Forbes.com - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Insurer Climate Risk Disclosure Survey Report & Scorecard: 2014 Findings & Recommendations

The ObjectiveThis report summarizes responses from insurance companies to a survey on climate change risks developed by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC). In 2013, insurance regulators in California, Connecticut, Minnesota, New ... [Published Environmental Expert - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 2 reports

'Vast majority' of insurers showing poor response to climate risk

ACE, Munich Re and Swiss Re are among the insurance companies ranked highest in terms of their response to climate change, though the “vast majority” of other firms are doing poorly, according to a new report from nonprofit sustainability advocacy group ... [Published Canadian Underwriter - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 26 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 2 reports

Munich Re Rank High For Climate Risk Response

The Hartford and Munich Re received high praise in a report released Wednesday ranking the nation's 330 largest insurance companies on their response to increasing climate risks.Last year, insurance regulators in California, Connecticut, Minnesota, New ... [Published Hartford Courant - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 3 reports

Insurance Industry Shows ‘Profound Lack Of Preparedness’ For Climate Risks

CREDIT: shutterstock The insurance industry exists to provide a first line of defense against disasters, but so far the industry’s response to climate change-related risks has been more fearful than forceful. An extensive new report found that ... [Published Think Progress - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 5 reports

Big insurance won’t prep or pay for climate change, fails to see irony

The insurance industry may have been hit by a lot of climate change-related payouts lately, but it’s still not doing much to incorporate climate risk into how it does business, according to a report released this week by Ceres, the national network ... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 5 reports

Climate Change Is Kicking the Insurance Industry's Butt

In the months after Hurricane Sandy, insurance companies spooked by rising seas dropped coastal policies in droves . That could become an increasingly common story, according to the largest-ever survey of how insurance companies are dealing with ... [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 2 reports

Ceres Global Ag Corp files final prospectus for $75 mln rights offering and announces pricing and record date

Ceres Global Ag Corp:Files final short form prospectus in respect of its previously announced, fully backstopped rights offering in Canada and the United States.Under the proposed terms of the Offering, each registered holder of Ceres common shares as ... [Published Reuters UK - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 2 reports

Getting Smarter About Water Use

Fresh thinking, fresh water.Like a giant bathtub, U.S. water supplies in many parts of the country are being sucked down the drain. By now you've probably heard of the problem: We are running out of water. If there is any place that needs a giant divining ... [Published Individual.com - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 2 reports

Tipping Point in the March to the Clean Trillion

The global movement to tackle climate change feels palpably bigger, stronger, and broader than ever before. This year, Climate Week felt like a tipping point, what Malcolm Gladwell defined as “the moment of critical mass, the threshold, the boiling ... [Published Ceres - Oct 08 2014]

Quotes

"These five exceptional vehicles reflect an expanding 'green' car field that embraces diverse fuels and technologies as answers to a more efficient and low-carbon future" said Ron Cogan, editor and publisher of Green Car Journal and CarsOfChange.com
..." Washington State Insurance Commissioner Mike Kriedler says, "I'm worried because insurers only stay in markets until they deem them not profitable."
"Despite increased evidence that extreme heat waves and other climate-related impacts will  influence morbidity and mortality trends, life and annuity and health insurers show widespread indifference to climate risk, both in regard to their core business lines and their investment strategies" Ceres reported
...knowledge and extensive data can play a critical role in helping society to adapt to increasingly severe weather on many fronts," Kuczinski said. "These include supporting policies and efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, as well as developing risk transfer solutions for low carbon and energy efficient technologies which enable private sector investments."

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Regulator Takes Strong Focus on Climate Change ... [Published Insurance Journal - Oct 31 2014]
The top five 'green' cars [Published Southland Times - Oct 30 2014]
Insurers still don't 'get' climate change; here... [Published PropertyCasualty360.com - Oct 30 2014]
U.S. Companies and Greenhouse Gas Regulations [Published Council On Foreign Relations - Oct 30 2014]
NASA’s Orion spacecraft could make ‘Interstella... [Published FOXNews.com - Oct 30 2014]
Climate Change Is Kicking the Insurance Industr... [Published Climate Desk - Oct 30 2014]
An Insurance Retreat From Weather Disasters [Published Professional Insurance Agents - Oct 30 2014]
Dryer Vent Wizard Delivers Practical, Minimal D... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Oct 29 2014]
Climate-Savvy Investing: Insurance Sector Is Ig... [Published Forbes.com - Oct 29 2014]
Insurer Climate Risk Disclosure Survey Report &... [Published Environmental Expert - Oct 29 2014]
'Vast majority' of insurers showing poor respon... [Published Canadian Underwriter - Oct 28 2014]
Study: Insurers slow to address climate change [Published Des Moines Business Record - Oct 27 2014]
Munich Re Rank High For Climate Risk Response [Published Hartford Courant - Oct 27 2014]
ACER : Commits to 100 Percent Renewable Energy ... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 27 2014]
What’s On in Edinburgh this week [Published The Edinburgh Reporter - Oct 26 2014]
Study finds insurers lack ‘preparedness’ in cli... [Published Globe and Mail - Oct 26 2014]
Epic Autumn: Indian Summer Spills Over into Monday [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Oct 25 2014]
Insurance Industry Shows ‘Profound Lack Of Prep... [Published Think Progress - Oct 24 2014]
Water in the solar system (2) [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Oct 24 2014]
Report: Insurance Companies Still Unprepared fo... [Published Triple Pundit - Oct 24 2014]
U.S insurance sector showing “profound lack of ... [Published Homeland Security News Wire - Oct 24 2014]
Big insurance won’t prep or pay for climate cha... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Oct 23 2014]
First-of-its-Kind Report Ranks U.S. Insurance C... [Published theCSRfeed - Oct 23 2014]
First-of-its-Kind Report Ranks U.S. Insurance C... [Published Skoll Foundation - Oct 23 2014]
Indian Summer: Round 3 - Good Chance of Seeing ... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Oct 23 2014]
Climate Change Report Slams Insurers for ‘Profo... [Published Insurance Journal - Oct 23 2014]
Insurers largely unprepared for climate change [Published Washington State OIC - Oct 23 2014]
Climate Change Is Kicking the Insurance Industr... [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - Oct 22 2014]
Insurers are woefully underprepared for climate... [Published PropertyCasualty360.com - Oct 22 2014]
Water: The Old but New Piece of the Energy Puzzle [Published Forbes.com - Oct 22 2014]
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Insurance Industry Shows ‘Profound Lack Of Prep... [Published Think Progress - Oct 24 2014]
CREDIT: shutterstock The insurance industry exists to provide a first line of defense against disasters, but so far the industry’s response to climate change-related risks has been more fearful than forceful. An extensive new report found that ...
Big insurance won’t prep or pay for climate cha... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Oct 23 2014]
The insurance industry may have been hit by a lot of climate change-related payouts lately, but it’s still not doing much to incorporate climate risk into how it does business, according to a report released this week by Ceres, the national network ...
First-of-its-Kind Report Ranks U.S. Insurance C... [Published theCSRfeed - Oct 23 2014]
Climate Change Responses Only Nine of 330 Insurers Get High Grades; The Hartford, Prudential, Munich Re and Allianz Are Among Top Scorers SOURCE: Ceres DESCRIPTION: October 23, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Amid growing evidence that climate change is having ...
Climate Change Is Kicking the Insurance Industr... [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - Oct 22 2014]
In the months after Hurricane Sandy, insurance companies spooked by rising seas dropped coastal policies in droves . That could become an increasingly common story, according to the largest-ever survey of how insurance companies are dealing with ...
Tipping Point in the March to the Clean Trillion [Published theCSRfeed - Oct 08 2014]
SOURCE: Ceres DESCRIPTION: Watch the video Carbon Tracking Initiative When I left New York after Climate Week, I felt a sense of hope. The global movement to tackle climate change feels palpably bigger, stronger, and broader than ever before. ...
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Bank of America Announces $10 Billion Catalytic... [Published Bank of America Press Release - Sep 23 2014]
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