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- Climate Change Affects Economy, Human Health. // Claims;Feb2006, Vol. 54 Issue 2, p7
Reports on the study "Climate Change Futures: Health, Ecological, and Economic Dimensions," conducted by the Center for Health and the Global Environment at Harvard Medical School, with Swiss Re and the United Nations Development Program in the U.S. in 2006. Role of the insurance industry on...
- Future power. // India Today;6/ 8/2009, p44
The article offers information on career options in the field of energy engineering in India in 2009. It cites other branches of engineering that are incorporated in the inter-disciplinary programme of energy engineering. It states the increased demand for energy engineers in the labor market...
- Unions u-turn on agency staff use. // European Chemical News;3/31/2003, Vol. 78 Issue 2046, p9
Reports on a framework that will allow wider use of cheap, private agency workers agreed upon by the chemical employers federation BAVC and the union IGBCE in Germany. Factors that influenced the associations to agree on the framework; Advantages of the framework.
- Rosy Jobs Report Bucks Trend. Investor's Business Daily // Investors Business Daily;3/10/2014, pA01
2 Employers added 175,000 jobs, far more than expected, and more people rejoined the workforce in Feb. after weak economic data in Dec. and Jan. Especially encouraging, average wages ticked up, job gains were broad-based, and fewer people counted themselves as discouraged. Some details confirmed...
- Global Climate Change and the Insurance Industry. Christine, Brian // Risk Management (00355593);Dec93, Vol. 40 Issue 12, p14
This article focuses on several studies that addressed the potential implications of global climate change for the insurance industry. After several years of large losses due to catastrophes, the insurance industry is beginning to examine the scientific evidence for global warming, which, if...
- EL NI?O AND WORLD PRIMARY COMMODITY PRICES: WARM WATER OR HOT AIR? Brunner, Allan D. // Working Papers -- U.S. Federal Reserve Board's International Fin;1998, p1
Some believe that the current El Ni?o is the most severe episode in the past 100 years. This paper sketches the historical effects of El Ni?o on world primary commodity prices, in addition to other measures of world economic activity. There is a great deal of interest in the effects of...
- Report: 91% of Top Firms View Climate Shocks as Business Risk. Hower, Mike // SB Business Weekly;10/5/2015, p1
The article reports that 91% of companies included in the Standard & Poor's (S&P) Global 100 Index view extreme weather and climate change as business risks, according to the report "Weathering the Next Storm: A Closer Look at Business Resilience," by Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES).
- UK surpasses green targets. Cozier, Muriel // European Chemical News;4/14/2003, Vol. 78 Issue 2048, p23
Reports that the chemical sector in Great Britain has exceeded its 2002 climate change target, according to the Chemical Industries Association. Sectors improvement in energy efficiency.
- THE WEEK: March 5, 2003. // Chemical Week;3/5/2003, Vol. 165 Issue 9, p7
Presents news briefs on the chemical industry in the U.S. as of March 2003. Decline in shares of Bayer; Information on the National Academy of Sciences' criticism of the government's plan for researching climate change; Plan of Genencor and Eastman Chemical to license a biotech process for...