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Build Your Resilience for Health and Success

We hear a lot about the importance of resilience: the ability to get through a period of stress, upheaval or trauma with our mental and physical health relatively intact. It is the ability to “bounce back” from adversity that takes us forward in life, instead of staying “stuck” in one painful and unproductive place…

 

Gigantic 70-mile-wide eye forms in Category 3 Pacific Typhoon Champi

Satellite image of Hurricane Champi taken on October 22, 2015 by the Suomi Satellites VIIRS imager.

Satellite image of Hurricane Champi taken on October 22, 2015 by the Suomi Satellites VIIRS imager.

Typhoon Champi, a Category 3 storm, is spinning across the western Pacific, breaking records as it goes. On Thursday, the storm took on a highly unusual shape, with a 70-mile wide eye. Storms with eyes, in which the air sinks near the center of lowest air pressure, and calm winds are found at the surface, are typically just 10 to 20 miles in diameter. As the Capital Weather Gang blog noted, the eye is so large that, based on the storm’s rate of forward speed, someone under the storm would experience as many as eight hours of relative calm before “getting slammed” again by the storm’s eyewall…

 

Lack Of Business Resilience On Water Risk Exposed

When are publicly listed businesses going to come to terms with the need to take serious account of environmental, social and governance (ESG) risk? More than half (53%) of 400 companies operating in water dependent or vulnerable industry sectors are failing to conduct a comprehensive risk assessment on the fundamental and accelerating risk of water security, according to a report just out. CDP, the global non-profit group running the disclosure system that shows how companies manage their environmental impacts, published the first global assessment of corporate efforts in tackling water security today…

 

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