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Technical articles | 01 Jul 2009
We don't have to look far to find a press article discussing climate change, extolling the virtues of saving energy or encouraging us all to "go green". Taking in such issues as sustainability, carbon footprints, renewable resources, recycling and CO2 emissions, the subject is far from simp...
Technical articles | 01 Apr 2009
ClimateWise is an insurance grouping that counts the CII among its members. As Andrew Voysey explains, it is urging insurers to grasp the climate change nettle in anticipation of significant risks arising from global warming.
Technical articles | 01 Sep 2005
Our weather is getting worse and less predictable. But one thing that is increasingly predictable is the number of reports which come out each year warning of the increasing consequence of climate change, and how it will affect extremes of weather, and therefore insurance claims. The report...
Research | 01 Feb 2005
This paper examines climate change mitigation and adaptation from an insurance industry perspective, with particular reference to London and the USA. 
Technical articles | 01 Dec 2004
Nick Prettejon, chief executive of Lloyd's of London, talks to Martin Baker about climate change, terrorism and other major issues facing the industry.
Research | 01 May 2001
In 1994, the Society of Fellows of the Chartered Insurance Institute published a research report entitled 'The impact of changing weather patterns on property insurance', which was written by a volunteer group of members. The report identified a number of issues and proposed a range of acti...
08 Jul 2014
Climate change has been a controversial issue with climate change believers saying that carbon emissions are the cause of global warming while climate change deniers say the causation case on carbon emissions has not been proven. Just lately the debate on carbon has taken a new turn with or...
Technical articles | 26 Feb 2014
One seemingly universal human trait is that of appealing to a higher authority. When an issue arises, we (as a species) tend to react as follows: we try to solve the problem using our own knowledge. If that doesn't work, we try to employ someone with more specific knowledge. If that fails, ...
Research | 20 Jul 2012
The world will be watching as Americans go to the polls on November 6th. The battle between present incumbent, Barack Obama and challenger, Mitt Romney promises to be close. Whatever the result, the consequences will be felt all over the world and not just in the US.

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