Change of Climate

July 2007
Asia Insurance Review;Jul2007, p89
Trade Publication
The author reflects on the effects of the issues concerning global warming, climate change and attempts to reduce the collective carbon footprint on the status of the insurance industry. He mentions about the impacts of these issues in which they have forced the industry in Asia to look differently at the whole problem. Furthermore, he stresses that the insurance industry has the most to lose, in terms of economic and financial, in the short and long terms as claims arise from global warming


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