How insurance can support climate resilience

Surminski S, Bouwer LM, & Linnerooth-Bayer J (2016). How insurance can support climate resilience. Nature Climate Change 6 (4): 333-334. DOI:10.1038/nclimate2979.

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Project: Advanced Model Development and Validation for Improved Analysis of Costs and Impacts of Mitigation Policies (ADVANCE, FP7 308329), Enhancing risk management partnerships for catastrophic natural disasters in Europe (ENHANCE, FP7 308438)


Insurance is gaining importance in and beyond the climate negotiations and offers many opportunities to improve climate risk management in developing countries. However, some caution is needed, if current momentum is to lead to genuine progress in making the most vulnerable more resilient to climate change.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Climate change, Environmental economics
Research Programs: Risk & Resilience (RISK)
Risk, Policy and Vulnerability (RPV)
Depositing User: Michaela Rossini
Date Deposited: 25 Apr 2016 06:38
Last Modified: 08 Feb 2018 15:08

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