General Insurance Corporation of India
July - 2013 - Issue 02 - Volume 06
If the ecstatic news of a Wimbledon crown after 77 years and a royal birth have put a spring in an English nation’s steps, the Arab Spring expected to bring about a spring awakening continues to be a struggle for power in the Arab world. In Uttarakhand in Northern India however, the man made dimension to the spring floods, is deeply perturbing. The World Economic Forum “Global Risks 2013 Report” rates the failure of climate change adaptation as one of the major global risks of the decade as more frequent extreme weather events loom on the horizon. It is now felt that “Climate Smart” mind set, which incorporates climate change analysis into strategic and operational decision making needs to permeate all levels of decision making.