FEATURE REPORT: Insurance as contributors to problem solving and impact reduction

GA2015-Insurance as contributors As part of the UNWCDRR in March 2015 in Sendai, Japan, The Geneva Association gathered a range of experts to discuss the role of insurance as contributors to problem solving and impact reduction. This conference review provides a synopsis of those discussions and the main points raised at the meeting.

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EXTREME EVENTS AND CLIMATE RISKS: Interview with Dr Peter Höppe, Munich Re

Dr Peter Höppe, Head of Geo Risks Research, Corporate Climate Centre, Munich Re, talks about the impact of climate change on cities.

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EXTREME EVENTS AND CLIMATE RISKS: Interview with Michael Butt, CEO, AXIS

Michael Butt, Fmr Co-Chairman of the Extreme Events and Climate Risk working group, and Chairman, AXIS Capital Holdings Limited, speaks on climate risks and the role of insurance.

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EXTREME EVENTS AND CLIMATE RISK: Press Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction

FEATURE REPORT: Ocean Warming

Ocean Warming Landscape Feature

The warming of the oceans means that the use of historical data and methodologies for climate risks assessment is increasingly failing. This report examines the evidence for the role of ocean warming in extreme event changes and their implications for the insurance industry.

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EXTREME EVENTS AND CLIMATE RISK: Interview with Andrew Maskrey, UNISDR

Interview on the role of insurance in disaster risk reduction with Andrew Maskrey, UNISDR Coordinator for the Global Assessment Report. See The Geneva Report No. 7.

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