Volume 23 Issue 4, 2008

Policy implications of future increases in extreme weather events due to climate change

Karl Sullivan

Peer-reviewed Article

Archived Article


The first part of this extracted paper focuses on the importance of community resilience and what makes a community resilient. The second part focuses on the contribution of insurance to resilience. The third part examines possible ways to improve community resilience in the areas of emergency and recovery planning and financial risk mitigation against extreme events due to climate change