Asian Development Bank warns Asia not that well prepared for climate change
By Mark Hoskin, IFA at Holden & Partners
29 November 2011 | Thematic News | Comments (0)
BBC News: David McCauley, climate change specialist at the Asian Development Bank warns that "recent floods in Manila and Bangkok have been a wake up call and shows that Asia is not that well prepared for climate change impacts. This is the reality going forward. These kind of events are fully consistent with what is predicted... they need to bring together the disaster preparedness community and the climate change community and takes steps like put better early warning systems in for cities" and "think about flood protection."
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Mark Hoskin is a Partner at Holden & Partners. Holden & Partners are Chartered Financial Planners who provide financial advice to high net worth clients, the majority of whom have a significant interest in ethical or environmental issues.
Mark Hoskin graduated with a History degree from Keble College, Oxford and went on to become a Chartered Accountant with Price Waterhouse. He cofounded Holden & Partners in 2003 and is a Certified Financial Planner and Chartered Financial Planner. Holden & Partners set up Worldwise Investor to help both advisers and investors understand quickly and easily how they can benefit from ethical and environmental investment in the UK market.
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