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US insurers provide lifeline to coal as global insurance market shrinks

Report shows European insurers leading on restricting coal industry’s access to underwriting while U.S. insurers undermine action to tackle climate change U.S. insurance companies are lagging behind their international peers on climate action, reveals Insuring Coal No More, the second annual scorecard on the industry from the Unfriend Coal campaign. U.S. insurers are enabling the construction of new ...

U.S. insurance companies targeted for risk

Amid the bustle of the Global Climate Action Summit last week in San Francisco, and while Waterkeeper Organizations were scrambling to prepare for Hurricane Florence in the Carolinas, Waterkeeper Alliance and partners launched a new campaign in the U.S. on divestment from the fossil fuel industry. Elected leaders from around the world, indigenous representatives from ...

Major consumer, climate groups call on insurance industry to ditch fossil fuels

New campaign Insure Our Future to hold US insurers accountable for a role in climate change as first US insurance company to commit not to invest in coal On the eve of the Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS), a new campaign, Insure Our Future, is calling out the U.S. insurance industry as a major contributor to climate change ...