Climate Change: When You Know Trouble Is Coming

Law360, New York (August 4, 2011, 1:31 PM EDT) -- Most of us greet news of a looming threat with skepticism. “Show me” is the usual reaction. We are like the mayor of the fictitious Amity Island in "Jaws," who refuses to shut down the town’s beaches because officially acknowledging shark attacks would hurt tourism.

People who maintain that climate change demands a coordinated global response — now! — are in the same position as the police chief and the scientist in Steven Spielberg’s 1975 film. They implore the mayor to respond rationally to risk. If...
To view the full article, register now.

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.