Climate scientists have confidence that warming temperatures are making some catastrophic events more likely, but is climate change solely to blame for increasing losses? When we think about the damage from natural disasters in the past few decades, it is important to place climate change in the bigger context of what is contributing to rising losses.
A multifaceted approach to climate action focuses not only on reducing carbon emissions and transitioning to renewable energy sources on a collective scale but also on individual entities preparing for and adapting to what lies ahead. In an article written originally for the World Economic Forum’s blog Agenda, Verisk Senior Vice President, Global Resilience, Roger Grenier, discusses the drivers of natural disaster losses and some clear steps that individual organizations can take today to decrease the potential for losses.
Read “Climate Change Is Not the Only Driver of Rising Natural Disaster Losses—and That’s Good News“