Insurance and Climate Change column

Insurance Pros: What Are Your Thoughts on Climate Change?

By | May 21, 2015

  • May 22, 2015 at 1:32 pm
    Jack says:
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    All I know is that it’s not beheading Christians and throwing homosexuals off the roof tops yet. Therefore, not our greatest national security risk like Obola claims.

    LEAN FORWARD AMERICA!

  • May 22, 2015 at 1:44 pm
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    • May 26, 2015 at 6:43 pm
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  • May 22, 2015 at 1:54 pm
    Dave says:
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    Quantify Mankind’s impact on “Climate Change” first, then we can discuss the Cost/Benefit of mitigating it.

    • May 22, 2015 at 2:33 pm
      Agent says:
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      Dave, I think we can agree that it is not the most serious National Security Risk this country faces as he told the Coast Guard cadets. In the order of the top 100 issues of importance, Climate Change ranks about 99 with me.

    • May 22, 2015 at 4:26 pm
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    • May 22, 2015 at 4:29 pm
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    • May 27, 2015 at 5:44 pm
      Agent says:
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      Hey Dave, instead of the President spouting off on Climate Change being the greatest threat to national security, he should have said “Hackers” pose the greatest threat. The hackers got into the IRS, stole 104,000 tax records, filed false returns that would generate $50 million in refunds and the IRS has egg all over their face once again.

  • May 22, 2015 at 2:43 pm
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      Agent says:
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      Jack, let’s not forget the dufus State Dept blonde who said Terrorists just need an economic boost with jobs and they wouldn’t feel inclined to attack us. I have news for her. They already have jobs. Attack, mutilate and kill infidels wherever they find them.

    • May 22, 2015 at 4:20 pm
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      • June 29, 2015 at 5:45 pm
        Agent says:
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        There is a better case that there are a bunch of Muslims in the world that hate us and any other infidel in the world who doesn’t believe as they do. Your head is on the line just like the rest of us. Wake up!

  • May 22, 2015 at 2:59 pm
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    • May 22, 2015 at 4:14 pm
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    • May 22, 2015 at 5:35 pm
      Agent says:
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      Hey wayne, need a good one to go into the holiday on? This is a report on a Gallup poll for 2013 titled State of the American Workplace.
      52% of employees have a perpetual case of the Mondays – their present, but not engaged or excited about their jobs.
      18% of employees are actively disengaged or as Gallup CEO, Jim Clifton, put it in the report, “roam the halls spreading discontent.
      Actively disengaged employees cost companies up to $550 Billion in annually lost productivity.
      70% of staff that have little or no concern about the customers, productivity, profitability, waste, safety or mission.

      This report, in my opinion is an indictment of our society of low information voters who know nothing, don’t work hard and are looking for something for nothing.

  • May 22, 2015 at 4:12 pm
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    • May 22, 2015 at 4:13 pm
      Reality_Based_Community says:
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      And of course the insurance industry believe the same thing.

    • May 22, 2015 at 4:16 pm
      Agent says:
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      The military has concluded wrong just like the leftists. By the way, how is that military strategy against ISIS working out? Is that just another bump in the road like Benghazi was?

      • May 22, 2015 at 4:22 pm
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        • May 22, 2015 at 5:09 pm
          Agent says:
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          Whose sitting on their arse pontificating like they know what they are talking about. I would much rather the Military study military strategy on how to defeat our enemies than sit around wondering if it is .01 degree warmer in Panama than it was last year. By the way, the ice breakers in the Great Lakes were unable to get through last winter due to heavy ice. I believe that is two years in a row for that.

          • May 22, 2015 at 5:26 pm
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  • May 22, 2015 at 4:24 pm
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  • May 26, 2015 at 7:34 am
    Jack says:
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    You mean the same science that says a baby in the womb feels pain and would choose to live given the choice.

    The same science that can’t find the HOMO gene but you think they are born that way.

    Reality- you so funny! Look who denies science.

    • May 26, 2015 at 1:31 pm
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      • May 26, 2015 at 4:42 pm
        Jack says:
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        Reality- Have you read much on the United Nations website about Agenda 21? If so, you would know “global warming” is simply a way to redistribute America’s wealth to poor nations. It’s like our current welfare system, only on a global scale. I’m sorry if you are simply what we call a “useful idiot” being manipulated by liberals, socialist, communist across the world. I have learned over the past several years that you can’t fix stupid so I’ll let you be.

        • May 26, 2015 at 5:24 pm
          Agent says:
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          Hey Jack, coldest winter the past two years is reality. Polar ice increased. Al Gore said we wouldn’t have any ice on either pole by 2014. How about that for a profound statement?

          • May 26, 2015 at 6:59 pm
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          • May 26, 2015 at 6:48 pm
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  • May 26, 2015 at 11:04 am
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  • May 27, 2015 at 9:26 am
    knowall says:
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    I imagine if you took all the fossil fuels out of the earth and burned them at once; you’d have a serious CO2 problem; we have to back up and manage (somewhat) from that perspective. China and maybe other countries are a big problem, too.

  • May 27, 2015 at 1:54 pm
    FFA says:
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    Too bad this was not a concern 1000 or so years ago. We may have been able to save the dinosaurs…

    • May 27, 2015 at 5:56 pm
      Agent says:
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      FFA, I think we might not have had any problems back in the distant past except for the volcanos erupting and meteors hitting the earth which most people believe that caused the ice age and killed off the dinosaurs. By the way, did you feel like we were having Global Warming up in Chicagoland the past 2 years? We had the coldest, longest winter in Texas since I have been living here and that is quite a few years now. How about that Al Gore that said there wouldn’t be any Polar Ice by 2014? Some on this blog believed every word and they have bogus scientists proclaiming their nonsense every day.

    • May 27, 2015 at 10:24 pm
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      • May 27, 2015 at 10:34 pm
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        • May 28, 2015 at 5:45 pm
          Agent says:
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          Are you a refugee from the old “Gong” Show? They had many goofy people on that show until it was cancelled. Where did I mention how long ago the Dinosaurs were killed off? I don’t think you know when this happened because you weren’t there and scientists who think they know weren’t there either so they pontificate like you do. By the way, we had the coldest winter in a decade last year. The Polar Caps increased as a result.

          • May 28, 2015 at 9:04 pm
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          • June 22, 2015 at 11:25 am
            Agent says:
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            Hey Reality, you and Rosenblatt are two peas in a pod and both believed all this nonsense on Global Warming. Failed science, failed theories and are in complete denial. There have been no measurable changes in climate since 1979. Taking temperatures in downtown Miami is a little different than out in the country. Polar ice caps have increased, the polar bear population has increased and you still believe Al Gore. That tells me everything I need to know.

  • June 19, 2015 at 10:00 pm
    Paul Mahony says:
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    Please see my 2013 presentation “Risk Management, Insurance and the Climate Crisis” http://www.slideshare.net/paulmahony101/risk-managementinsuranceandtheclimatecrisis

    There’s more at http://terrastendo.net/the-issues/climate-change-in-general/.

    See also “Can insurers cope with climate change?” http://terrastendo.net/2015/04/18/can-insurers-cope-with-climate-change/



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