Climate Insurance in a Changing World

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    As climate change is continually felt everywhere on the planet, how might we protect against the impacts of extreme weather, sea level rise, and more? In this episode of World Ocean Radio we outline the role of insurance companies and the ways in which insurance must adapt as a risk management tool for the world's most vulnerable.

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Peter Neill, Director of the World Ocean Observatory and host of World Ocean Radio, provides coverage of a broad spectrum of ocean issues from science and education to advocacy and exemplary projects. World Ocean Radio, a project of the World Ocean Observatory, is a weekly series of five-minute audio essays available for syndicated use at no cost by college and community radio stations worldwide. A selection of episodes is now available in Portuguese, Spanish, French, Swahili, and Mandarin, enabling us to reach 75% of the world's population. For more information, visit

March 11, 2011
In Otsuchi, Japan following the 9.0 earthquake and devastating Tsunami
Tarah Millen/Marine Photobank

Resources from this Episode
< Munich Climate Insurance Initiative
< United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
< Kyoto Protocol
< United Nations University Institute for Environment