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  • New Toolkit Models Climate Litigation Risk

    New Toolkit Models Climate Litigation Risk

    A new report from the Sabin Center provides a climate adaptation toolkit for the insurance industry.

  • Columbia Researchers Team With Global Firm to Enhance Hurricane Risk Scenarios

    Columbia Researchers Team With Global Firm to Enhance Hurricane Risk Scenarios

    The enhanced models will enable insurers to analyze the financial implications of catastrophic events and to understand which areas are most at risk.

  • The Near-term Impacts of Climate Change on Investors

    The Near-term Impacts of Climate Change on Investors

    On May 2, 2017, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory and the Tamer Center for Social Enterprise at Columbia Business School will co-host conference for climate scientists and business and finance leaders to discuss to how a science-based approach can inform and guide investment decisions.

  • Using Insurance in Adaptation Efforts

    If the recent Conference of the Parties in Poznan, Poland was any indication, next year’s buzzword in the climate-change community will be climate risk insurance. “Dealing with insurance is of fundamental importance in order to meet adaptation objectives,” said UNFCCC Secretary General Yvo de Boer. “If you can’t get insurance because climate change makes you…

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Recent record-breaking heat waves have affected communities across the world. The Extreme Heat Workshop will bring together researchers and practitioners to advance the state of knowledge, identify community needs, and develop a framework for evaluating risks with a focus on climate justice. Register by June 15

  • New Toolkit Models Climate Litigation Risk

    New Toolkit Models Climate Litigation Risk

    A new report from the Sabin Center provides a climate adaptation toolkit for the insurance industry.

  • Columbia Researchers Team With Global Firm to Enhance Hurricane Risk Scenarios

    Columbia Researchers Team With Global Firm to Enhance Hurricane Risk Scenarios

    The enhanced models will enable insurers to analyze the financial implications of catastrophic events and to understand which areas are most at risk.

  • The Near-term Impacts of Climate Change on Investors

    The Near-term Impacts of Climate Change on Investors

    On May 2, 2017, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory and the Tamer Center for Social Enterprise at Columbia Business School will co-host conference for climate scientists and business and finance leaders to discuss to how a science-based approach can inform and guide investment decisions.

  • Using Insurance in Adaptation Efforts

    If the recent Conference of the Parties in Poznan, Poland was any indication, next year’s buzzword in the climate-change community will be climate risk insurance. “Dealing with insurance is of fundamental importance in order to meet adaptation objectives,” said UNFCCC Secretary General Yvo de Boer. “If you can’t get insurance because climate change makes you…