Can insurance protect the world’s poor against climate change?

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  • 2015•06•19     Barcelona     World Economic Forum Agenda Blog

    Efforts to insure vulnerable people such as poor farmers against extreme weather and other climate risks are picking up pace, following a recent G7 commitment to extend cover in developing nations and a global insurance industry forum last week.

    U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told insurance executives in New York their businesses could play an important role in easing the financial burden associated with disasters and protecting those affected.

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