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Wildfires Receding Give Globe Rare Bit of Positive Climate Data

The dystopian images of wildfires ravaging vast swathes of woodland around the globe belie a rare positive signal for the Earth’s climate — the amount of carbon dioxide emitted by burning forests actually fell in 2020. That’s the conclusion of …

Satellites Are Helping the Municipal-Bond Market Assess Climate Risk

The $3.8 trillion municipal-bond market has found a new tool in its effort to understand the impact of climate change: the array of satellites orbiting high above Earth. Assessing climate risks is a particularly vexing problem given that U.S. state …

Carfax, Topa and UCAR Make Announcements

Carfax Releases Total Loss Valuation Tool Carfax has released a total loss valuation service that is available through its web portal, CarfaxForClaims.com. The new product helps adjusters considering total-loss claims determine a vehicle’s unique pre-accident value using Carfax’s “History-Based Value, …