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Trial by Fire: Managing Climate Risks Facing Insurers in the Golden State
Description: "Climate change presents a wide range of risks to California's insurance industry, as Californians across the state contend with unprecedented wildfires, changing storm patterns, increased risks of flooding and sea level rise, and disruptions to business
Source: University of California, Berkeley
Publication Date: Sep 6, 2018
Topics: California: Statewide / Sea-Level and Flood Risks: FEMA or Insurance Industry Responses / Water-Supply Related Risks: Insurance Industry Responses /

From Boom to Bust? Climate Change in the Golden State
Description: "This report focuses on California and explores some of the likely economic consequences to the state of continuing on our current greenhouse gas emissions pathway, with no significant new national policy or global action to mitigate climate change. . . .
Publication Date: Apr 2, 2015
Topics: Agriculture / California: Statewide / Energy management and conservation / Flooding / Global issues, human impacts / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Sea level rise / Temperature / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack / Sea-Level and Flood Risks: FEMA or Insurance Industry Responses / Water-Supply Related Risks: Insurance Industry Responses /

Limiting the Federal Government's Fiscal Exposure by Better Managing Climate Change Risks
Description: "Climate change is a complex, crosscutting issue that poses risks to many environmental and economic systems -- including agriculture, infrastructure, ecosystems, and human health -- and presents a significant financial risk to the federal government. Amo
Source: United States. Government Accountability Office
Publication Date: Feb 14, 2013
Topics: Drought / Flooding / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Sea-Level and Flood Risks: FEMA or Insurance Industry Responses / Water-Supply Related Risks: Insurance Industry Responses /

Water Ripples: Expanding Risks for U.S. Water Providers
Description: "Citing shrinking federal funds, uncertain water demand and declining revenues to pay for the projects, the report recommends that utilities move carefully before embarking on major pipelines, reservoirs and other new infrastructure that will create finan
Publication Date: Dec 11, 2012
Topics: Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack / Water utilities guidance / Water-Supply Related Risks: Insurance Industry Responses /

Stormy Futures for U.S. Property/Casualty Insurers: The Growing Costs and Risks of Extreme Weather Events
Description: "This Ceres report examines how extreme weather trends may be a harbinger of significant challenges ahead for a sector in which many companies are already confronting profitability and growth challenges. This analysis is based on a careful review of U.S.
Publication Date: Sep 20, 2012
Topics: Sea-Level and Flood Risks: FEMA or Insurance Industry Responses / Water-Supply Related Risks: Insurance Industry Responses /

Climate Risk Disclosure by Insurers: Evaluating Insurer Responses to the NAIC Climate Disclosure Survey
Description: "Despite widespread recognition of the effects climate change will likely have on extreme events, few insurers were able to articulate a coherent plan to manage the risks and opportunities associated with climate change." (Ceres)
Publication Date: Sep 1, 2011
Topics: Sea-Level and Flood Risks: FEMA or Insurance Industry Responses / Water-Supply Related Risks: Insurance Industry Responses /

The Ripple Effect: Water Risk in the Municipal Bond Market
Description: Uncertainty about water supplies in many areas of the country could affect the market for water utility bonds (Ceres, Oct. 2010)
Publication Date: Oct 22, 2010
Topics: Economic aspects, Costs / Water-Supply Related Risks: Insurance Industry Responses / Water utilities guidance /

Commission Guidance Regarding Disclosure Related to Climate Change
Description: Among the risks for companies are increased regulations, sea-level rise, and changes in water availability. (Securities and Exchange Commission, published in the Federal Register, Feb. 8, 2010)
Publication Date: Feb 8, 2010
Topics: Economic aspects, Costs / Sea-Level and Flood Risks: FEMA or Insurance Industry Responses / Water-Supply Related Risks: Insurance Industry Responses /

Disaster Risk Management in an Age of Climate Change
Description: Summary of an April 2008 workshop.
Source: National Academies
Publication Date: Jan 26, 2009
Topics: Economic aspects, Costs / Sea-Level and Flood Risks: FEMA or Insurance Industry Responses / Water-Supply Related Risks: Insurance Industry Responses /

Managing Climate Change Liability Risks
Description: Presentation by Evan Mills on the effects of climate change on the insurance industry (Oct. 2008)
Source: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Publication Date: Oct 14, 2008
Topics: Economic aspects, Costs / Sea-Level and Flood Risks: FEMA or Insurance Industry Responses / Water-Supply Related Risks: Insurance Industry Responses /

 

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