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Cat: Climate Change

The economics and risk management of climate change. Global warming and insurance implications. Climate change litigation risks. Impacts of global warming on agriculture.

47 Resources
Assessing Climate Change Impacts: Agriculture [31173] ?

The economy-wide implications of climate change on agricultural sectors in 2050 are estimated

Berkeley Earth Data Set [40155] ?

Merged data sets from preexisting earth surface temperature reports

Berkeley Earth Studies [40154] ?

Global warming papers

Carbon Disclosure Project [35517] ?

Annual climate change information requests issued on behalf of institutional investors to thousands of companies world

Carbon Disclosure Project Questionnaire [31313] ?

The annual report form

Climate Change and Extreme Events [31174] ?

An Assessment of Economic Implications

Climate Change and Extreme Weather Events [38735] ?

What should we be doing to minimize the damage and costs of the rising risk of similar events in the future?

Climate Change Research [31282] ?

Up-to-date findings on the research on the environmental and economic aspects of climate change

Updated Climate Change Risk Management [38736] ?

Recommendations from a climate policy study

Climate Change: Basic Compensation for the Victims [31163] ?

A paper that considers how the costs of the effects of global change can be redistributed from victims to large emitters

Climate Change: Limiting Liability in the Greenhouse [31162] ?

Insurance Risk-Management Strategies in the Context of Global Climate Change

Climate Risk Analysis [31200] ?

From the UK insurance perspective, a series of articles on the subject

Climate Risk Disclosure by the S&P 500 [pdf] [31202] ?

2007 report assesses how S&P 500 corporations from 11 key industries disclose the risks from climate change

Climate Techbook [31309] ?

Information on reducing greenhouse emissions from all sectors

ClimateWise [31296] ?

A collaborative insurance initiative addressing the risks of climate change in the United Kingdom

Updated Consequences of Global Warming [31281] ?

Brief overview of climate change patterns, health effects, sea level rise, ecosystem disruption

Destabilizing Effects of Melting Permafrost [33036] ?

There is likely to be an increase in rockfalls and landslides at high-altitude sites

Earth Materials and Health: Research Priorities for Earth Science and Public Health [31205] ?

The interactions between earth materials and processes and human health are pervasive and complex

Estimating the Impact of Climate Change on Crop Yields [31171] ?

Global warming will have substantial impacts on agricultural yields by the end of the century

Extreme Weather Sourcebook - 2001 [31156] ?

Economic and other societal impacts related to hurricanes, floods, tornadoes, lightning and other weather phenomena

GHG Management Institute [38643] ?

Mission is to address climate change by building and supporting a global community of greenhouse gas experts

Global Warming 101 [31280] ?

The science and impact of Global Warming

Insights: Cap and Trade Design Issues [31317] ?

A series of papers regarding issues in the design of cap-and-trade programs for carbon emissions

Investor Network on Climate Risk [31312] ?

Strives to promote better understanding of risks and opportunities posed by climate change among institutional investors

Issues and Impact of Climate Change [31303] ?

Disappearing glaciers, forest fires, fatal heat waves and more

Limiting Liability in the Greenhouse [pdf] [35868] ?

Insurance risk management strategies in the context of global climate change

Mandatory Climate Change Reporting for Insurers [35872] ?

A discussion of the NAIC annual Insurer Climate Risk Disclosure Survey

NAIC Adopts Climate Change Risk Disclosure [35508] ?

Requires insurance companies to disclose financial risks they face from climate change

NAIC Climate Change and Global Warming (EX) Task Force [35871] ?

NAIC analysis of the impact of climate change on insurance

NAIC Insurer Climate Risk Disclosure Survey [pdf] [35870] ?

Annual reporting required by insurers on how they are handling the risks posed by climate change

NAIC Insurer Climate Risk Disclosure Survey [pdf] [35520] ?

The surveys must be submitted in the state where the insurance company is domesticated

On the Divergent American Reactions to Terrorism and Climate Change [31177] ?

Analyzes belief that aggressive steps to reduce the risk of climate change will not greatly benefit American citizens

Policy Options for Reducing CO2 Emissions [33149] ?

Report examines emission taxes, cap-and-trade systems, and costs of emission reductions.

SwissRe & Climate Change [31298] ?

Relevant trends, outlining Swiss Res position on the topic

The Economics of Climate Change [pdf] [31176] ?

Presents an overview of issues related to climate change, focusing primarily on its economic aspects

The Greening of Insurance [31307] ?

Every sector of the economy telegraphs climate risks to its insurers

The Greening of Insurance in a Warming World [31301] ?

Implications of climate change for the insurance industry

The Potential for Carbon Sequestration in the United States [pdf] [31992] ?

2007 paper examines methods, technological potential, and possible costs of carbon sequestration in the United States.

Trade-Offs in Allocating Allowances for CO2 Emissions [32983] ?

Effects of allocating CO2 emission allowances to the total cost of a cap-and-trade policy to the US economy.

Uncertainty in Analyzing Climate Change: Policy Implications [pdf] [31316] ?

Implications of uncertainty for research &development, mitigation of greenhouse gass, & adaptation to a warmer climate

United Kingdom: ClimateWise [35869] ?

A collaborative insurance initiative through which insurers respond to the risks and opportunities of climate change

United States Climate Action Partnership [31314] ?

Lays out a blueprint for a mandatory economy-wide, market-driven approach to climate protection

World Bank and Climate Change [40367] ?

Climate change is expected to hit developing countries the hardest

Related Categories & Information

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Environment / Climate Change
The science of global warming and climate change

Financial Risk / Emissions Trading
Resources on greenhouse gas emissions allowance trading

Legal / Environmental Law
Case developments, articles, resources related to environmental law

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