Trendspotting: Insurance's role in stemming global warming

Kwiatoski, Debbie
August 2008
Hudson Valley Business Journal;8/4/2008, Vol. 19 Issue 31, p2
The article discusses the impact of global warming on insurance companies in the U.S. It is noted that the insurance industry has been directly affected by the growing numbers of major natural disasters that have been largely attributed to the rising of the core temperature of the earth. It is stated that insurance companies are cancelling or not renewing their policies on a half million homeowners living in a zone that an insurer considers a high storm risk in an era of climate change.


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