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Conn.-Based Insurers Now Required to Participate in NAIC Climate Risk Surveys

Connecticut Insurance Commissioner Thomas Leonardi today announced that Connecticut-based insurance companies will now be required to complete the annual Climate Risk Survey that was initially adopted in 2009 as a voluntary report by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC). …

Is Global Warming to Blame for Superstorm? Scientists Weigh In

Climate scientist Michael Oppenheimer stood along the Hudson River and watched his research come to life as Hurricane Sandy blew through New York. Just eight months earlier, the Princeton University professor reported that what used to be once-in-a-century devastating floods …

Reuters Analyst Warns World Must Keep Focus on Climate Risk

Gerard Wynn, a Reuters market analyst, has expressed his own views on the necessity of continuing to deal with the challenges presented by extreme weather and its global impact. Rising temperatures are driving more frequent bouts of extreme weather which …