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Watch Livestream of Climate Change Summit at University South Florida Sarasota-Manatee

Author: , Post Date: January 25, 2019
Bob Bunting, accomplished entrepreneur and scientist

Cumberland Advisors’ Patty Healy is participating in the Climate Change Summit held at USF Sarasota-Manatee today, January 25, 2019. She’ll be speaking to the audience about municipal bond ratings relating to how prepared these entities are for severe weather events, the impacts of climate change, and other factors that may affect credit ratings. I’ll be […]

Climate change, a rising tide affecting the muni market

Author: , Post Date: January 9, 2019
Cumberland Advisors John Mousseau

Excerpt from… Climate change, a rising tide affecting the muni market By Sarah Wynn Published January 08 2019, 12:45pm EST WASHINGTON — Portfolio managers are feeling the heat when it comes to investing in bonds that could potentially be affected by climate change. Climate change has long been a point of political and social contention, […]

Zika, Climate Change & January 25

Author: David R. Kotok, Post Date:
Cumberland Advisors Market Commentary - Zika

On December 30, as 2018 drew to an end, NBC’s Meet the Press aired an entire program on the climate change crisis, well worth watching (https://www.nbc.com/meet-the-press/video/meet-the-press-1230/3850857). Host Chuck Todd gave no air time to climate change denialism. Instead, the episode plunged into analyzing the crisis at hand, what might be done, what impediments slow our […]

Is Climate Warming Creating More Dangerous Hurricanes?

Author: Bob Bunting, Post Date: December 21, 2018

Two Hard-Hitting Hurricane Seasons Last year was a September to remember in the US as far as hurricanes go. First, Harvey hit Texas with 130-mph winds and thundering rains totaling up to 60 inches in places, setting all-time US rainfall records. Next, Irma created havoc across the Caribbean and Florida as the strongest Atlantic hurricane […]

January 25th & Gary Shilling

Author: , Post Date: December 11, 2018
GIC & USFSM - Adapting to a Changing Climate - Challenges & Opportunities

Gary Shilling is an icon of our finance industry. His monthly missive is priceless. Fred Rossi edits and researches. The work product is extraordinary. We thank them for permission to share the December monthly in full. The trigger for our request was their thorough examination of the climate-change debate and the coincident timing, as registration […]

Climate Change Resources

Author: , Post Date: December 6, 2018
GIC & USFSM - Adapting to a Changing Climate - Challenges & Opportunities

Cumberland Advisors is a sponsor of the upcoming USF-GIC event, “Adapting to a Changing Climate: Global to Local Impact” Climate Change Resources Cumberland Advisors, the Global Interdependence Center, the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee, the Science and Environment Council and Atlas Insurance are the primary sponsors in this event that will feature Bob Bunting among […]

Climate Change Conference Set for Jan. 25

Author: , Post Date: December 5, 2018
GIC & USFSM - Adapting to a Changing Climate - Challenges & Opportunities

Excerpt of Sarasota Magazine’s… Climate Change Conference Set for Jan. 25 Topics will include the implication of rising sea levels for Florida, the effect of climate change on hurricanes, whether climate change worsens red tide and more. By Staff 12/4/2018 at 10:37am Image: NPS Climate Change Response/Flickr Cumberland Advisors, the Global Interdependence Center, the University […]

January 25th and California Fires

Author: David R. Kotok, Post Date:
GIC & USFSM - Adapting to a Changing Climate - Challenges & Opportunities

The January 25th GIC-USFSM conference on adaptive climate change, Adapting to a Changing Climate: Challenges & Opportunities, to be held at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee, includes discussion of fires as well as hurricanes. Here is a recent Bloomberg story for reference: “What Wildfires and Hurricanes Mean for the Global Economy” (https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-11-22/what-wildfires-and-hurricanes-mean-for-the-global-economy). 2018 has […]

Red Tide, January 25th Sarasota Conference on Climate Change

Author: David R. Kotok, Post Date: November 28, 2018
GIC & USFSM - Adapting to a Changing Climate - Challenges & Opportunities

The January 25th GIC-USFSM conference, Adapting to a Changing Climate: Challenges & Opportunities, to be held at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee, is open to the public. The sponsors, including Cumberland, helped so as to allow the cost of registration to be held to $50, a registration fee that covers the lunch.   Climate-change […]

Responses to Climate Change & Markets

Author: David R. Kotok, Post Date: November 1, 2018
Market Commentary - Cumberland Advisors - Climate Change & Markets Responses

We thank readers for their many comments and criticisms regarding our commentary on climate change and markets. For those who missed the original piece, here is the link: “Climate Change & Markets,” https://www.cumber.com/climate-change-markets/. There were diverse responses ranging from total disagreement to full endorsement. No one offered observations about the market section. Many agreed that […]