1 in 25 Homes Will Be Uninsurable by the End of the Decade Because Australia Dragged Its Heels on Climate Change

Campaign Aims to Put Australians in Disaster Prone Areas On The Road To Resilience

Suncorp Insurance has partnered with Leo Burnett for the pair’s newest project, “Resilience Road” – a follow-up to the “One House” campaign. Choosing five houses on the same street in one of Australia’s most disaster-prone towns, the project demonstrates and educates how resilient thinking can help save your home from the impact of ever-increasing climate events.

“Resilience Road is yet another step in making our homes and community as resilient as possible.”

Suncorp selected a street in Rockhampton, and focused on assessing the homes of five neighboring Queensland families, to bring to life “how you could make resilience your next renovation,” with the ambition to share the learnings and applications from Resilience Road with all Australians…READ ON

1 in 25 Homes Will Be Uninsurable by the End of the Decade Because Australia Dragged Its Heels on Climate Change

Unless we rapidly, and drastically, cut greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, Australia’s Climate Council has warned extreme weather will get much, much worse and result in many homes being uninsurable by the end of the decade.

In a report published today, the Climate Council says that to limit temperature rise to well below 2°C, global emissions need to be halved by 2030. It says there’s a need to get to net zero by 2040 at the latest. It’s not exactly new news, hell, just last month, a report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change said that in order to avoid the worst impacts of climate change, the world needs to make a serious U-turn over the next three years to curb our emissions. It was a similar rhetoric from the UN’s March report…READ ON

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