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Report: Insured Natural Cat Losses Hit $140B

Report: Insured Natural Cat Losses Hit $140B

Another year of complex natural hazard events in 2022 resulted in a direct economic cost of USD 360bn, according to the 2022 Natural Catastrophe Report published by Gallagher Re. A spokesperson said, “The insurance industry covered USD 140bn of this total, marking the fifth year since 2017 to cross the USD 100bn threshold for insurers. The year... Read more of this article

‘Communicating Climate Science’ On January 26

‘Communicating Climate Science’ On January 26

Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] and Bermuda College will be hosting an Eco Lunch & Learn presentation on Thursday [Jan 26] from 1.00pm to 2.00pm. A spokesperson said, “The community are invited to attend our first Eco Lunch & Learn presentation of 2023. The presentation is free and no registration is required.... Read more of this article

Chubb Announces Global Climate Business Unit

Chubb Announces Global Climate Business Unit

Chubb announced the launch of a new global climate business unit, drawing on the company’s extensive technical capabilities in underwriting and risk engineering and bringing together Chubb units engaged in traditional, alternative and renewable energy, climate tech, agribusiness and risk engineering services. A spokesperson said, “The new... Read more of this article

Youth Climate Summit Alumni Awards Ceremony

Youth Climate Summit Alumni Awards Ceremony

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute hosted an onsite reception for the Second Annual Youth Climate Summit on Thursday, November 24th, to kick off in-person events during the weeklong Summit. A spokesperson said, “In attendance was the Deputy Premier and Minister of Home Affairs, Hon. Walter Roban, Minister of Education, Hon. Diallo Rabain,... Read more of this article

160 Students Sign Up For Youth Climate Summit

160 Students Sign Up For Youth Climate Summit

160 students have signed up to participate in the weeklong Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute’s Youth Climate Summit. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute’s Second Annual Youth Climate Summit [YCS] is fast approaching, and the BUEI Team are looking forward to welcoming the 2022 YCS participants. Building... Read more of this article

Initiatives Aim To Address ‘Climate Emergency’

Initiatives Aim To Address ‘Climate Emergency’

An open letter has been signed by a number of people addressing global warming and the recently held United Nations 2022 Climate Conference, with interfaith initiatives to be held today [Nov 9] and tomorrow [Nov 10]. The open letter states, “In opening the United Nations 2022 Climate Conference [COP 27] on Monday in Egypt, the UN Secretary General... Read more of this article

BDA To Promote Bermuda At COP27 In Egypt

BDA To Promote Bermuda At COP27 In Egypt

The Bermuda Business Development Agency [BDA] said they “will promote the attributes of the Island as a global climate risk finance capital at the 27th United Nations Climate Change Conference [COP27], which begins today in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, and runs through November 18.” A spokesperson said, “The BDA’s presence at COP27 builds... Read more of this article

PwC Hosts Webcast On Caribbean Sustainability

PwC Hosts Webcast On Caribbean Sustainability

PwC hosted a webcast for over 150 Bermuda and Caribbean business and government leaders on the topic: ESG and Net Zero: Securing a sustainable future for the Caribbean. Arthur Wightman, ESG Leader for PwC in the Caribbean, commented: “This audience is integral to helping make a big difference to securing a sustainable future for the region. No one... Read more of this article

Climate Cinema To Screen ‘The Power Of Us’

Climate Cinema To Screen ‘The Power Of Us’

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute’s [BUEI] second annual Climate Cinema series continues through the month of October, with free screenings of climate related documentaries, aimed at audiences aged 12 and above, each Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. A spokesperson said, “This week’s full length feature film, ‘The Power of Us’, screens... Read more of this article

Partner NGOs For The Youth Climate Summit

Partner NGOs For The Youth Climate Summit

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] introduced the Non-Governmental Organisation [NGO] partners joining them for their second annual ‘Youth Climate Summit’ in November. A spokesperson said, “The ‘Youth Climate Summit’ is a multifaceted programme designed to engage Bermuda’s youth in conversation with experts and activists... Read more of this article

‘Progress On Decarbonisation Is Falling Short’

‘Progress On Decarbonisation Is Falling Short’

No country in the G20 is “decarbonising quickly enough to maintain a safe climate,” according to new analysis by PwC. A spokesperson said, “This year’s Net Zero Economy Index shows progress on decarbonisation is falling alarmingly short of what is required to limit global warming to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels, with nine of 20... Read more of this article

Youth Climate Summit Set For November

Youth Climate Summit Set For November

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute will present their Youth Climate Summit [YCS] from November 21 to November 26. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute is pleased to announce the return of our Youth Climate Summit November 21 to 26th. Once again, students ages 13-22 will have the opportunity to liaise with... Read more of this article

Youth Climate Summit From November 21 To  26

Youth Climate Summit From November 21 To 26

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] announced that the 2nd annual Youth Climate Summit will be taking place from November 21 – 26. A spokesperson said, “The Youth Climate Summit [YCS], a weeklong event for students ages 13-22, engages young people on global climate issues and is the foundation for a year of youth-led activities focused... Read more of this article