Tag Archives: climate change

Insurance in the Time of Coronavirus – Business Interruption and Your Next Steps

This begins a series on insurance issues related to disaster resilience, especially with regard to the coronavirus pandemic and the upcoming hurricane season. While disasters are often somewhat personal (fire, sprinkler issue, robbery) or regional (hurricane, tornado, earthquake), rarely have we seen damaging events that effect the whole country like coronavirus has.  Insurance, as a […]

New Interim Rule Adopted Under Export Administration Regulations May Impact Ocean Sciences and Marine Technology Industry

On January 6, 2020, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) published an interim final rule amending the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to make a type of geospatial imagery software specially designed for training Deep Convolutional Neural Networks to automate the analysis of geospatial imagery and point clouds subject to the EAR. The interim final rule will […]

Major Investors and Institutions Changing Priorities to Recognize Climate Risk in Financial Decisions

Two very large financial institutions have made recent news with regard to how they plan to invest going forward: they are giving sustainability and climate change resiliency a key role in their investment decision-making process.  BlackRock is the world’s largest asset manager. It manages over $7 trillion in investments for its clients around the world.  […]