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Hot water: The threat of warming oceans

28 Feb 2020

As the challenges posed by climate change continue to loom large, due attention should be given to oceans, not just the solid ground under our feet and the air we breathe.

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An inconvenient transition

28 Feb 2020

Despite deafening calls for countries and companies to step up to fight the climate crisis, research suggests individuals – especially in the developed world – could also make a massive difference if they committed to getting by with less. But will they?

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Climate data: Seeing through the fog

28 Feb 2020

Big data is heralded as the answer to almost every problem, so why not the climate crisis?

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Nuclear: From pariah to saviour?

28 Feb 2020

As the old saying goes, desperate times call for desperate measures. Despite lingering public anxiety around safety, there are growing calls for the world to look again at nuclear power as part of the solution to the climate crisis.

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How capitalism can help solve the climate crisis

28 Feb 2020

Despite the increasing clamour for a global ‘Green New Deal’, Steve Waygood explains why a complementary International Panel on Climate Finance (IPCF) is also needed if we are to rise to the challenges ahead.

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Biological annihilation: The facts behind the threats to biodiversity and ecosystems

28 Feb 2020

Over 100 billion people have walked the planet, making a gigantic stamp on the Earth. Around three quarters of the land and around two-thirds of the marine environment have been significantly altered by humans, impacting the carbon cycle and changing the prospects for many species.

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Cwtch: Has capitalism gone cuddly?

18 Feb 2020

In the first of a new editorial series, Link, AIQ brings together people from across Aviva Investors to debate topical themes. Mirza Baig and Stephanie Niven consider whether CEO claims about running businesses for multiple stakeholders rather than shareholders alone is a grand idea or just plain grandstanding.

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The Insurer: Maurice Tulloch on climate risk, insurance and closing the protection gap

11 Feb 2020

The Aviva CEO talks to AIQ about how the insurance industry is working to assess and manage the catastrophic risks of climate change.

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The Policymaker: The US response, green technology and climate regulation

10 Feb 2020

Ken Alex, former adviser to Californian governor Jerry Brown, discusses US policy, carbon capture and storage and the need for regulation to combat the effects of climate change.

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The Behavioural Expert: Bestselling author Cass R. Sunstein on nudging and climate change

29 Jan 2020

The Harvard academic and bestselling author talks to AIQ about the power of social conformity and what behavioural economics can teach us about tackling climate change.

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Reform: A route to resilience in emerging markets?

13 Jan 2020

Following a series of IMF meetings in Washington, D.C., Carmen Altenkirch and Dariusz Kedziora discuss their views on how reform prospects may shape emerging market debt.

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Climate risk for insurers

12 Dec 2019

Climate risk has become a critical business issue, but a recent consultation by the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority highlights confusion on how to assess it.

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