insurance and climate change The insurance industry has it’s eye on climate change, and while flood, hurricane, and tornado prone areas are likely to see more activity in upcoming years, how will the insurance industry respond?

“A recent industry study found that last year there were 750 major “loss events” like earthquakes, storms, and heat waves, well above the 10-year annual average of 590. Analytics firm CoreLogic has found that 6.9 million homes along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts are at risk of damage from hurricane storm surge that could cost more than $1.5 trillion…” [ Read more here ]