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Research | 19 Nov 2015
Climate change has important implications for us as insurers and individuals. The world summit in Paris on climate change in December 2015, known as COP21, therefore merits our attention.
News items | 06 Nov 2013
In September, the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published its Fifth Assessment Report giving the clearest evidence yet of human-induced climate change. This briefing summarises this report and offers some implications.
Research | 14 Jun 2012
Inherent uncertainty means that every statement made in relation to climate change risk must be caveated, but that is not an excuse for inaction. In this thinkpiece, John Coomber (Chairman of ClimateWise and former CEO of SwissRe) suggests three areas worthy of thought for insurers and...
Research | 01 May 2009
The Chartered Insurance Institute's third major study into the effects of climate change for the insurance sector looks at strategic issues that face the insurance industry from the perspective of UK-based practitioners, including the London Market, and in critical areas of developing count...
CII Library | Article | Published 04-09-2014
The question of whether climate change is driving as increase in the severity of weather events is a key concern for insurers. How can modelling systems keep up?
Technical articles | 01 Sep 2006
Managing risk in the context of climate change
CII Library | Article | Published 10-2012
Climate change poses a growing risk to the financial stability of insurance companies and has broad ramifications for the economy and society.Published in: Reactions, October 2012, p71
CII Library | Article | Published 04-2012
Insurers have relied on historical data to design weather insurance contracts. In light of climate change, we examine the effects of this practice on the hedging effectiveness and profitability of insurance contracts.Published in: The Geneva papers, April 2012 (37/2), pp 257-285
CII Library | Article | Published 23-02-2012
 Environment-related risks will shift significantly over the coming decades, so what can insurers, brokers and loss adjusters do to prepare for the future?Published in: Post magazine, 23 February 2012, pp 18-21
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