Climate change is expected to have significant impacts on hurricane activity in the United States, primarily through an increase in sea surface temperatures. Following on from related AIR publications that consider the climatic effects on atmospheric perils responsible for multiple billion-dollar disasters that occur annually around the world. AIR conducted a research study in collaboration with the Brookings Institution and AXIS on the impact of climate change on U.S. hurricane risk. This white paper explores how climate change may affect hurricane risk in the United States, specifically related to damage to residential and commercial properties.
Read “Quantifying the Impact from Climate Change on U.S. Hurricane Risk”