Climate Change and Extreme Events: What Role for Insurance?

Linnerooth-Bayer, J., Bals, C., & Mechler, R. ORCID: (2009). Climate Change and Extreme Events: What Role for Insurance? IIASA Policy Brief. Laxenburg, Austria: PB-04

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Experts expect climate change to affect not just average temperature, but also weather variability and extreme weather events. The effects, including economic and human losses, impose a disproportionate burden on vulnerable developing countries. How can insurance, including public-private arrangements with international support, play a role in helping vulnerable countries adapt? This Policy Brief offers practical guidance to policymakers shaping the post-Copenhagen adaptation strategy.

Item Type: Monograph (IIASA Policy Brief)
Research Programs: Risk and Vulnerability (RAV)
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Depositing User: IIASA Import
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2016 08:42
Last Modified: 27 Aug 2021 17:20

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