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Rising climate death toll in Africa underscores urgency for COP28 action

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JOHANNESBURG – It’s been a year of climate carnage in Africa. At least 15 700 people have lost their lives to extreme weather disasters, according to the latest report from Carbon Brief, while another 34 million have been affected. From flooding to intense heatwaves and drought, these devastating statistics represent a human emergency on an […]

Parametric insurance: an effective tool in helping Africa fight climate change

Press Release issued by ARC Ltd. Parametric insurance: an effective tool in helping Africa fight climate change JOHANNESBURG, 1 NOVEMBER 2022 – Africa loses as much as 15% of its gross domestic product per capita, every year, due to the impact of climate change. The socio-economic and environmental damage of drought, floods and cyclones further […]