Insurance industry demands 'ambitious, meaningful' global climate deal

Jessica Shankleman
clock

Open letter comes as Ed Davey says a Paris agreement must be priority for next government to avoid catastrophic climate change

The UK's insurance industry will today join with green groups and academics to call on world leaders to sign an ambitious global deal on tackling climate change at a major summit in Paris later this year....

To continue reading this article...

Join BusinessGreen

  • Enjoy exclusive news, insights and analysis from Europe’s leading source of information on the green economy and business.
  • Make smart, responsible business decisions with an eye on the latest regulatory and tech developments
  • Stay in the know with our overnight briefing, expertly curated help you run a competitive and sustainable business
  • Tap into our extensive archive of exclusive articles, news, analysis and guides
  • Choose from 3 paid membership levels or start a 7-day no strings trial

Join nowTry 7 day trial

 

Already a BusinessGreen member?

Login

More on Policy

US Supreme Court | Credit: iStock

'Frightening': US Supreme Court deals major blow to federal climate action

Conservative majority on the Court strikes down Environmental Protection Agency’s authority to regulate CO2 from US power plants under Clean Air Act

Michael Holder
clock 30 June 2022 • 4 min read
BusinessGreen Leaders Awards: Meet the finalists with Thomas Guillot, CEO of the Global Cement and Concrete Association

BusinessGreen Leaders Awards: Meet the finalists with Thomas Guillot, CEO of the Global Cement and Concrete Association

Thomas Guillot, CEO of the Global Cement and Concrete association reflects on an eventful 12 months and the organisation's ambitious road map to net zero emissions

BusinessGreen staff
clock 30 June 2022 • 3 min read
'Not just fossil fuels': Nearly 500 climate litigation cases filed in 2021

'Not just fossil fuels': Nearly 500 climate litigation cases filed in 2021

Researchers from the London School of Economics highlights the growing risk of environmental legal action faced by food and agriculture, transport, plastics, and finance firms

clock 30 June 2022 • 2 min read