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🎄🗓️ DAY 1

Here we go Bruce @BNCB of @LloydsofLondon: your first advent scene!

We know how much you ADORE cricket. You're @MCCOfficial Chair after all!

So here’s a miniature🏏pavilion we made especially for you.

Now don't forget to check out the sign...👀🪧

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🎄🗓️ #AdventCalendar: Day 2!❄️

We’ve added beautiful #advent trees for you Bruce @BNCB of @LloydsofLondon.

But how much longer until they’re cut down? 😢

Hey, is that a child up there? We love seeing kids climbing trees! 🌳

And great sign kido!🌎

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🎄#AdventCalendar: Day 3!

Look @BNCB of @LloydsofLondon the cricket players have arrived!😀

Best get those matches in while you can:

Cricket is one of the sports most affected by flooding and extreme heat caused by the #ClimateCrisis. 😬

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BREAKING: Our 5th annual scorecard finds that US insurers like @AIGinsurance @Travelers & @warrenbuffet are the worst insurers ON THE PLANET when it comes to climate. With the climate in crisis, US insurers are pouring gasoline on the fire.

Read more: insure-our-future.com/scorecard Image
The world’s top scientists: We can’t afford any fossil fuel expansion

@ChubbNA @LibertyMutual & @AIGinsurance: support oil & gas expansion worldwide that poses a massive risk to our planet. Not ONE US insurer has ruled out new oil & gas.

@SenWhitehouse has a message for them. Image
In fact, US insurers haven’t even gotten out of the coal business! 35 insurers worldwide restrict support for coal. But @AIGinsurance and @Travelers still underwrite coal with ZERO restrictions, which is why they rank dead last in our scorecard: insureourfuture.us/updates/2021/1… Image
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BREAKING: In a welcome reversal, the @IEA today concluded that “there is no need for investment in new fossil fuel supply” in a net-zero pathway to 2050. This punctures all the fossil fuel expansion plans in shallow corporate net-zero pledges. A brief #InsureOurFuture thread.
The IEA finds that reducing carbon emissions to net zero calls for “a complete transformation of how we produce, transport and consume energy”. This transformation will create 30 million jobs and result in at least 2 million fewer premature deaths per year from air pollution.
Even if the IEA continues to underestimate the potential of wind and solar and talks up CCS, “net zero means a huge decline in the use of fossil fuels” according to the roadmap, and the demand for coal, oil and gas will fall by 90%, 75% and 55% in the next three decades.
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BREAKING: Coal is becoming uninsurable but major laggards are still offering cover and insurers have so far not moved away from oil and gas, the @InsOurFuture’s new scorecard report shows. A quick 🧵 on the good, the bad and the ugly!
👍Since 2017, 23 major insurers have stopped insuring coal projects. Premiums for coal companies have gone up by up to 40% this year, and “businesses with exposure to coal are being punished as many insurers withdraw their support”, an insurance broker warns.
👍By now, at least 65 insurers with combined assets of $12 trillion – ca. 43% of all insurance assets – have divested from coal in some way, and divestment is “slowly squeezing the entire coal industry like an anaconda”, an analyst warns.
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BREAKING: Today we joined 140+ groups representing 24 million people to call on @LibertyMutual @ChubbNA @AIGinsurance & other #TransMountain insurers to drop the climate-destroying, rights-violating pipeline: bit.ly/3i7MbMu Image
Take action to make Trans Mountain uninsurable. Demand that @LibertyMutual @ChubbNA drop the pipeline here: bit.ly/uninsureTMX
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We can’t keep global warming to 1.5 °C if oil and gas production continue to expand. The new #InsureOurFuture campaign calls on insurers to stop insuring oil and gas expansion. Who are the main actors in this business? (1/8) Image
The world’s biggest oil and gas insurers are @AIGinsurance, @Travelers, @Zurich and @LloydsofLondon, a new #InsureOurFuture report reveals. (2/8) unfriendcoal.com/insurers-must-… Image
Next in line: second-tier oil and gas insurers @Allianz, @Chubb, @LibertyMutual, @MAPFRE and @WRBerkleyCorp. We’re watching you! (3/8) Image
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