The issue of extreme events and climate risks is moving to the forefront of the public agenda. The Geneva Association has issued a number of publications on this topic.

The Geneva Association calls on UN climate delegates to take action on disaster risk reduction (November 2013)
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Warming of the Oceans and Implications for the (Re)insurance Industry by Falk Niehörster (lead author and editor) (June 2013)
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Geneva Report No. 7: Insurers' contributions to disaster reduction—a series of case studies, edited by Meghan Orie and Walter R. Stahel (May 2013)
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Climate risks and the Principles for Sustainable Insurance (PSI) by Walter Stahel in General Assembly Review, pp. 33–38 (September 2012)
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The UN Shift from Social Research to Protecting the Environment to Governance by Meghan Orie (May 2012)
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Insurance Law and Economics Research for Natural Hazard Management in a Changing Climate, editorial by Raimond Schwarze in The Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance—Issues and Practice, Volume 37 (2) (April 2012)
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Geneva Report No. 5: Extreme events and insurance: 2011 annus horribilis, edited by Christophe Courbage and Walter R. Stahel (March 2011)
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Joint Statement of The Geneva Association, UNEP-FI, MCII and ClimateWise: "Global insurance industry statement on adapting to climate change in developing countries" (September 2010)
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Kyoto Statement of the Geneva Association signed by 56 CEO of the world’s leading insurance companies (May 2009)
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The Geneva Report No. 2: The insurance industry and climate change—Contribution to the global debate, The Geneva Association (July 2009)
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Further reading

The Geneva Association has published a number of publications, articles and special contributions on the topic of climate risk. Please do not hesitate to visit our resource centre where you may refine your search.


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