Insurers Working to Fight Climate Change, Even if Republican Politicians Won't

Published on January 25th, 2012 | by

January 25th, 2012 by


Insurers have a vested interest in tackling climate change. They’re already seeing its effects, with record disasters year after year, costing them billions of dollars. They have looked closely at the science, for the most part, and seen that things are only going to get worse. As such, in recent years, they’ve started speaking out and trying to encourage strong climate action. Their bottom line depends on not having to cover the effects of too many strong climate disasters. Our good friend Andrew Burger recently covered the most current climate change–insurance company news over on the site of another friend and occasional Planetsave write, Tom Schueneman. So, rather than get into that myself, here’s a full repost of Andrew’s piece:

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