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Property insurance titan begs for action on climate change, calling failure ‘an existential threat’

A new Insurance company report   reveals that a major insurer of properties is calling for action on Climate Change, highlighting the instability of being able to insure claims in a rapidly destabilizing environment:   While the natural catastrophes of last year did not reach the same magnitude as the record–setting levels of 2017, it was […]

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Egyptian Billionaire seeks to buy an Island for Syrian Refugees – highlights the legal limbo refugees face

From the Huffington Post An Egyptian billionaire provided new details about his plan to buy an island to receive hundreds of thousands of refugees from Syria and other conflict-ridden nations, in an interview that will air on CNN Sunday. Naguib Sawiris, who as CEO of the Cairo-based Orascom Telecom Media and Technology is believed to be […]

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