Climate Change Archive

Using Cat Bonds for Climate Change Risks

Using Cat Bonds for Climate Change Risks

African nations are turning to cat bonds as an alternative way to adapt to climate change.

 
The Political Climate

The Political Climate

Looking at climate change as a risk management issue, rather than just debate fodder for partisan squabbling.

 
Lessons From the Battle of Mobile Bay

Lessons From the Battle of Mobile Bay

The example of Civil War Admiral David Farragut can help risk managers address climate change risk.

 
Defending Climate Change Liability

Defending Climate Change Liability

Two key defense strategies continue to make it difficult for plaintiffs to prevail in climate change liability cases.

 
Recent Natural Catastrophes Are Probably Partly Man-Made

Recent Natural Catastrophes Are Probably Partly Man-Made

Man-made greenhouse gas emissions have trapped air waves in the atmosphere and exacerbated some recent extreme weather events.

 
Insurers Against Climate Change

Insurers Against Climate Change

A century ago, the insurance industry pushed society to protect itself against fire and earthquakes. Now it must do the same for climate change.

 
Climate Change and the Duty to Defend

Climate Change and the Duty to Defend

A crucial issue facing today’s corporate policyholders is whether their liability insurance policies will be available to defend against climate change lawsuits.

 
Costly Caribbean

Costly Caribbean

Due to climate change, hurricanes could cost Caribbean nations up to 9% of annual GDP by 2030.