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Climate Change Reports by Topic: Sea-Level and Flood Risks: FEMA or Insurance Industry Responses

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Extreme Weather Events: Limiting Federal Fiscal Exposure and Increasing the Nation's Resilience
Description: "The federal government has opportunities to limit its exposure and increase the nation's resilience to extreme weather events. Since 1980, the U.S. has experienced 151 weather disasters with damages exceeding 1 billion dollars each. This testimony focuse
Source: United States. Government Accountability Office
Publication Date: Feb 12, 2014
Topics: Drought / Flooding / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Sea-Level and Flood Risks: FEMA or Insurance Industry Responses /

Financing Natural Catastrophe Exposure: Issues and Options for Improving Risk Transfer Markets
Description: "In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, a key policy question for Congress is whether the federal government should intervene in U.S. risk transfer markets to ensure the continued availability and affordability of homeownersÂ’ insurance for all residents. Advocat
Source: United States. Congressional Research Service
Publication Date: Aug 15, 2013
Topics: Sea-Level and Flood Risks: FEMA or Insurance Industry Responses /

Impact of Climate Change and Population Growth on the National Flood Insurance Program through 2100
Description: (Study done by AECOM for FEMA, June 2013)
Source: United States. Federal Emergency Management Agency
Publication Date: Jun 11, 2013
Topics: Flooding / Sea-Level and Flood Risks: FEMA or Insurance Industry Responses /

Limiting the Federal Government's Fiscal Exposure by Better Managing Climate Change Risks
Description: "Climate change is a complex, crosscutting issue that poses risks to many environmental and economic systems -- including agriculture, infrastructure, ecosystems, and human health -- and presents a significant financial risk to the federal government. Amo
Source: United States. Government Accountability Office
Publication Date: Feb 14, 2013
Topics: Drought / Flooding / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Sea-Level and Flood Risks: FEMA or Insurance Industry Responses / Water-Supply Related Risks: Insurance Industry Responses /

The Greening of Insurance
Description: "Every sector of the economy telegraphs climate risks to its insurers. In turn, climate change stands as a stress test for insurance, the world's largest industry, with U.S. $4.6 trillion in revenues, 7% of the global economy. Insurers publicly voiced con
Publication Date: Dec 14, 2012
Topics: Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Sea-Level and Flood Risks: FEMA or Insurance Industry Responses /

Stormy Futures for U.S. Property/Casualty Insurers: The Growing Costs and Risks of Extreme Weather Events
Description: "This Ceres report examines how extreme weather trends may be a harbinger of significant challenges ahead for a sector in which many companies are already confronting profitability and growth challenges. This analysis is based on a careful review of U.S.
Publication Date: Sep 20, 2012
Topics: Sea-Level and Flood Risks: FEMA or Insurance Industry Responses / Water-Supply Related Risks: Insurance Industry Responses /

Vulnerability Assessments in Support of the Climate Ready Estuaries Program: A Novel Approach Using Expert Judgment, Volume I: Results for the San Francisco Estuary Partnership
Description: "Estuarine ecosystems are highly vulnerable to climate-related changes in precipitation, hydrology, and sea level rise. As part of the CRE pilot program, GCRP collaborated with the San Francisco Estuary Partnership (SFEP) and the Massachusetts Bays Progra
Source: United States. Environmental Protection Agency
Publication Date: Mar 13, 2012
Topics: Adaptation / California: Bay Area and Delta / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Sea-Level and Flood Risks: FEMA or Insurance Industry Responses / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species /

FEMA Climate Change Adaptation Policy Statement
Description: FEMA plans "to integrate climate change adaptation planning and actions into Agency programs, policies, and operations," including the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).
Source: United States. Federal Emergency Management Agency
Publication Date: Jan 23, 2012
Topics: Sea-Level and Flood Risks: FEMA or Insurance Industry Responses /

Federal Actions for a Climate Resilient Nation: Progress Report of the Interagency Climate Change Adaptation Task Force
Description: What the Executive Branch of the federal government is doing.
Publication Date: Oct 28, 2011
Topics: Adaptation / Global issues, human impacts / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Research / Sea level rise / Sea-Level and Flood Risks: FEMA or Insurance Industry Responses / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

Climate Risk Disclosure by Insurers: Evaluating Insurer Responses to the NAIC Climate Disclosure Survey
Description: "Despite widespread recognition of the effects climate change will likely have on extreme events, few insurers were able to articulate a coherent plan to manage the risks and opportunities associated with climate change." (Ceres)
Publication Date: Sep 1, 2011
Topics: Sea-Level and Flood Risks: FEMA or Insurance Industry Responses / Water-Supply Related Risks: Insurance Industry Responses /

 

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