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Economy 05 Apr 2014 | 12:00 AM Premium

World Bank comments on demographics, climate change and debt

IN the years to come, aging populations and changing weather patterns will place further pressure on governments in managing their deficits and national debt, made worse by the global financial crisis of 2008/2009.

Business 18 Sep 2009 | 12:00 AM Premium

EU leaders press Obama on bonuses, climate change

BRUSSELS: EU leaders issued a joint plea to U.S. President Barack Obama to back their call for rich and developing nations to cap bankers' pay and to impose deeper cuts on emissions for a new global climate change pact.

Business 30 Oct 2012 | 12:00 AM Premium

Climate change ranks as one of the biggest risks to insurance industry

KUALA LUMPUR: Climate change is one of the biggest risks to the insurance industry, says Bank Negara Governor Tan Sri Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz.

Business 31 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM Premium

"Sunshade" to fight climate change costed at US$5bil a year

OSLO/SINGAPORE: Planes or airships could carry sun-dimming materials high into the atmosphere for an affordable price tag of below US$5 billion a year as a way to slow climate change, a study indicated on Friday.

Business 21 Jul 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

BP M’sia to tackle climate change issue

BP Malaysia has established a partnership with the Centre for Environment, Technology and Development Malaysia (CETDEM) to address the issue of climate change and to increase public awareness of the matter, its associate president Datuk Peter M. Wentworth said.

Business 17 Oct 2008 | 12:00 AM Premium

Australian PM holds firm on climate change

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) - World leaders must deal with the costly threat of global climate change despite the spreading cancer'' of the global financial crisis, Prime Minister Kevin Rudd said Friday.

Business 14 Feb 2007 | 12:00 AM Premium

Bond for climate change proposed

YTL Corp Bhd managing director Tan Sri Francis Yeoh has suggested the setting up of a United Nations-backed climate change bond as part of the business community's response to global warming.

Business 10 May 2014 | 11:08 AM Premium

Lloyd's climate change should be a constant consideration for insurers

SINGAPORE: The time has come for the insurance industry and catastrophe modelling firms to recognise climate change factors such as surface sea level and air temperature rises throughout their models, urges Lloyd's, the world's insurance specialist.

Banking 16 Feb 2018 | 12:00 AM Premium

Banks not doing enough to forestall climate change

LONDON: Fewer than half the world’s biggest banks are doing enough to forestall climate change that poses risks to their markets and economies.

Business 17 Jun 2008 | 12:00 AM Premium

Funding for handling climate change issues in the offing

Developing countries could soon see funding and joint research for climate change issues that the region is currently facing.