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Public News and Views – Q4 2020

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Climate Risk and Resilience

December 17, 2020

Current news regarding public policies, regulatory and legislation issues.

We are pleased to present the Public News and Views Q4 2020 update. This publication explores the latest laws, regulations and policies while noting the associated risks and considerations for public entity and educational institutions navigating complex terrain.


Table of Contents


  1. 01

    Climate change — The risk, costs and mitigation tools

    December 17, 2020

    Climate change is having an immediate effect on the financial markets and industries are taking greater control over mitigating climate-related risks.


  2. 02

    Combating the Bermuda Triangle of higher education

    December 17, 2020

    COVID-19, the insurance hard market and social injustice have shaken up the financial balance sheets in higher education.


  3. 03

    New mapping reveals hidden flood risks

    December 17, 2020

    Recent comprehensive U.S. flood risk data suggests a far greater flood risk in most places than FEMA suggests.


  4. 04

    Update on transgender sex discrimination

    December 17, 2020

    Schools should be careful in implementing policies related to LGBTQ students in light of Grimm and Bostock.


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