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Towards a Trillion Dollars of Carbon-Related Loss & Damage in 2016

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The global loss and damage arising from all weather events that were attributable to man-made climate change in 2016 was   $953,905,000,000   This is based upon estimated carbon emissions for 2016 of 37,705,000,000 tCO2, and PAL’s global one-year Carbon Loss Index (CLIX) of $25.30 per tonne of CO2. The CLIX benchmark measures loss and damage attributable to […]

Towards a Trillion Dollars of Carbon-Related Loss & Damage in 2016 was last modified: July 18th, 2017 by Richard Clarke

How will global warming impact insurance claims?

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In Science magazine, one of the leading US research journals, there is a comprehensive overview of the evolving impact of climate change on the insurance industry by Evan Mills[17], a senior scientist at LBNL (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory).  Mills is a respected chronicler of the insurance industry’s action on climate change.  One graph stands out. […]

How will global warming impact insurance claims? was last modified: May 12th, 2017 by Richard Clarke