Insurer: Climate not a main driver of rising losses; ‘Main drivers are increases in population and in wealth’


By: - Climate DepotOctober 1, 2013 7:59 AM

Insurer: Climate not a main driver of rising losses; ‘Main drivers are increases in population and in wealth’

http://junkscience.com/2013/09/29/insurer-climate-not-a-main-driver-of-rising-losses-main-drivers-are-increases-in-population-and-in-wealth/

The Financial Times reports: However, the role of climate change in contributing to the rise in insurance losses remains contentious. Economic growth has played a much more important role, say several scientists and insurance executives. Rising insurance losses driven by development are not necessarily problematic as they should be accompanied by a corresponding increase in […]

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