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

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Climate Change: Financial Risks to Federal and Private Insurers in Coming Decades are Potentially Significant
Description: Testimony before the U.S. House of Representatives, Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming, May 2007
Source: United States. Government Accountability Office
Publication Date: May 3, 2007
Topics: Politics, laws, United Nations, etc. / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Economic aspects, Costs / Sea level rise / Sea-Level and Flood Risks: FEMA or Insurance Industry Responses / Water-Supply Related Risks: Insurance Industry Responses /

Insurance in a Climate of Change
Description: Papers on how climate change will affect the insurance business, including climate change mitigation and adaptation
Source: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Topics: Greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction, mitigation / Adaptation / Economic aspects, Costs / Sea-Level and Flood Risks: FEMA or Insurance Industry Responses / Water-Supply Related Risks: Insurance Industry Responses /

Insurance in a Climate of Change
Description: "Climate change can have adverse impacts on insurance affordability and availability, potentially slowing the growth of the industry and shifting more of the burden to governments and individuals." (Mills, E., 2005, Science)
Source: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Publication Date: Aug 12, 2005
Topics: Economic aspects, Costs / Sea-Level and Flood Risks: FEMA or Insurance Industry Responses / Water-Supply Related Risks: Insurance Industry Responses /

Managing Climate Change Liability Risks
Description: Presentation by Evan Mills on the effects of climate change on the insurance industry (Oct. 2008)
Source: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Publication Date: Oct 14, 2008
Topics: Economic aspects, Costs / Sea-Level and Flood Risks: FEMA or Insurance Industry Responses / Water-Supply Related Risks: Insurance Industry Responses /

Risk Assessment: Climate Change, Insurance, and Utilities
Description: Analyzes what's known about climate change, the risks it produces, and possible solutions (Aug. 2007)
Source: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Publication Date: Aug 10, 2007
Topics: Economic aspects, Costs / Water utilities guidance / Sea-Level and Flood Risks: FEMA or Insurance Industry Responses / Water-Supply Related Risks: Insurance Industry Responses /

Disaster Risk Management in an Age of Climate Change
Description: Summary of an April 2008 workshop.
Source: National Academies
Publication Date: Jan 26, 2009
Topics: Economic aspects, Costs / Sea-Level and Flood Risks: FEMA or Insurance Industry Responses / Water-Supply Related Risks: Insurance Industry Responses /

Climate Change and Risk Management: Challenges for Insurance, Adaptation, and Loss Estimation
Description: "Climate change is creating new risks, altering the risks we already face, and also, importantly, impacting the interdependencies between these risks."
Publication Date: Mar 23, 2009
Topics: Economic aspects, Costs / Sea-Level and Flood Risks: FEMA or Insurance Industry Responses /

Projected Impact of Relative Sea Level Rise on the National Flood Insurance Program
Description: Predicts a 36- to 58-percent increase in flood damages if sea level rises 1 foot between 1990 and 2100, and a 102- to 200-percent increase if sea level rises 3 feet. (1991) Keyword: FEMA
Source: United States. Federal Emergency Management Agency
Publication Date: Oct 1, 1991
Topics: Economic aspects, Costs / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Sea level rise / Sea-Level and Flood Risks: FEMA or Insurance Industry Responses /

Evaluation of Sea Level Rise for FEMA Flood Insurance Studies: Magnitude and Time-Frames of Relevance
Description: Batten, B., et al., 2008, Solutions to Coastal Disasters. "At present, evaluation of sea level rise is not a required component of Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Flood Insurance studies (FIS). Present d
Publication Date: Jul 30, 2008
Topics: Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Sea level rise / Sea-Level and Flood Risks: FEMA or Insurance Industry Responses /

Climate Change Adaptation in New York City: Building a Risk Management Response: New York City Panel on Climate Change 2010 Report
Description: Special issue of Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, May 2010
Publication Date: May 24, 2010
Topics: Adaptation / Economic aspects, Costs / Drought / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Sea level rise / Temperature / Water quality / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack / Sea-Level and Flood Risks: FEMA or Insurance Industry Responses /

 

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