Tag Archive for 'coastal flooding'

Expect significant sea level rise unless carbon emissions curtailed

June 24th, 2012 by Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research

Sea levels around the world can be expected to rise by several metres in coming centuries, if global warming carries on. Even if global warming is limited to 2° Celsius, global-mean sea level could continue to rise, reaching between 1.5 and 4 metres above present-day levels by the year 2300, with the best estimate being […]

Insurance claims rise with climate change

September 8th, 2010 by Insurance Corporation

Report: Coping with Climate Change – Risks & Opportunities for Insurers

February 27th, 2009 by Richard Lord

The Chartered Insurance Institute’s third major study into the effects of climate change for the insurance sector, Coping with Climate Change – Risks and Opportunities for Insurers, looks at strategic issues that face the insurance industry from the perspective of UK-based insurance practitioners. Building on previous works on climate change by the Chartered Insurance Institute […]