Newsdesk to March 24

Major insurers lost billions on natural disasters in 2017. According to annual reports recently filed by 15 major U.S. insurers, natural disasters in 2017 have so far cost the industry at least $14.5 billion – ThinkProgress

  • Climate science on trial as high-profile US case takes on fossil fuel industry – Guardian
  • India most vulnerable country to climate change – IndiaTimes
  • Threats to the Nile pushing Egypt towards water scarcity – Circleofblue
  • America’s biggest beef eaters responsible for large chunk of climate emissions – InsideClimateNews
  • Global carbon emissions rise for first time since 2014 – EcoWatch
  • Congress spending bill disregards Trump’s environmental cuts – InsideClimateNews
  • Europe saw a spike in extreme weather over past 5 years – InsideClimateNews
  • Subsidy-free renewable energy projects set to soar in UK – Guardian
  • Exxon and other oil giants lose latest fight over climate jurisdiction – Bloomberg
  • Financial mechanisms will help drive 10GW of solar deployments in Africa’s Sahel –RenewableEnergyWorld
  • Oil companies bid on just 1% in Trump’s offshore lease sale –