Reinsurers tackle the challenge of modelling climate change risk

By Abigail Murison — ANZIIF Writer | 29 Sep 2020
  • Insurance Broking
  • Reinsurance
  • Risk Management
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Sixty years ago, scientist Charles Keeling concluded that CO2 levels in the atmosphere were increasing annually and had been since the first Industrial Revolution. 

More importantly, scientists hypothesised that increasing CO2 levels were also increasing the planet’s temperature — with potentially devastating consequences.

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