The insurance industry can be a key player in helping the world mitigate and adapt to climate change - but only if it can adapt to climate change risks itself.
Originally posted on the CSRwire website.
By Francesca Rheannon
The weather just seems to be getting crazier and crazier. First, the Mississippi River caused record flooding in several communities. Now, it’s the turn of communities along the Missouri River - residents in Iowa displaced by flooding may not be able to return to assess the damage for 10 weeks. Parts of Nebraska and Missouri are, as of this writing, receiving dire predictions that levees will be overtopped in the near future. One lawmaker called it a “slow-motion tsunami.”