Blending Finance for (Climate) Resilience

Let’s review a few of the more striking facts about our climate to emerge in the last week: In 2015, the planet was the warmest ever recorded. By a long shot. Global sea levels are at their highest since satellites began recording those levels in 1993, up an alarming 2.75 inches. While many parts of the world saw above-normal rainy seasons, which led to major floods, the amount of land surface globally experiencing severe drought increased from 8% in 2014 to 14% in 2015, indicating extremes in the Earth’s water and precipitation cycles. In the first six months of 2016, [...]