Insurance and business

Future affordability and coverage climate-risk insurance calls for more resilience

Rising climate-related risks such as from floods and windstorms threaten affordability and coverage availability for society at large. Continuous efforts are needed to address underlying risks.

Global warming will increase cost of avoiding heat-related illness outdoor workers

Heat-related illness and the economic cost of avoiding it is a serious issue that should be kept in mind when discussing the benefits and economic cost of climate change mitigation.

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Exposure of global metal mining industry to climate change

Copper, lead, zinc, and nickel are vital metals for modern infrastructure. The sites where they are mined are exposed to the consequences of climate change. Most exposed are copper resources.

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Business supply chain networks are vulnerable for climate change in many ways

In our globalized world an extreme event in one part of the world can have a major impact on business continuity on the other side of the planet.

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Insurance for an uncertain climate

The application of insurance as a mechanism to help vulnerable people adapt to the impacts of climate change is gaining international support. Experts support the idea but warn of potential problems.

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Flood risk insurance in the European Union.

Flood insurance differs widely in scope and form across Europe. There seems to be little appetite for harmonization of flood insurance arrangements across the EU

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