California Climate Risk: Insurance-Based Approaches to Mitigation and Resilience
July 23, 2019
9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
UCLA School of Law, Room 1357
385 Charles E Young Dr E
Los Angeles, CA 90095
This event is by invitation only. Registration is now closed. Please contact Sean Hecht, email@example.com, or Ted Lamm, firstname.lastname@example.org with any inquiries.
- Trial by Fire (California Department of Insurance and Center for Law, Energy & the Environment, 2018). A comprehensive report documenting the nature and extent of the risks faced by insurers and residents in California and offering a range of recommendations to protect the industry and the entire state.
- The Availability and Affordability of Coverage for Wildfire Loss in Residential Property Insurance in the Wildland-Urban Interface and Other High-Risk Areas of California (California Department of Insurance, 2018). An assessment of insurance affordability and availability issues in the context of increased wildfire risk due to climate change.
- Senate Bill 30 (Lara, 2018). Legislation sponsored by then-Senator Lara supporting natural infrastructure solutions and investments to reduce climate risks.
- Guidance for underwriting environmental, social and governance risks in non-life insurance business (UN PSI, 2019).
- Guidance for insuring and protecting World Heritage sites (UN PSI, 2019).
- Risk assessment tools for the insurance industry to better understand the impacts of climate change (UN PSI, 2018).
- Insurance Industry Development Goals for Cities (UN PSI, 2018).
- UN Environment's Principles for Sustainable Insurance (2012).
- Climate Change and the Transformation of Risk (Sean B. Hecht et al., 2008). An analysis of the evolving role of insurance as society's primary financial risk manager in a changing climate.
- Limiting Liability in the Greenhouse (Christina Ross, et. al., 2007). An analysis of the insurance industry's ability to proactively manage climate change liabilities.
- Insurance (chapter in The Law of Adaptation to Climate Change) (Sean B. Hecht, 2012). A review of the ways in which insurance may promote or hinder climate resilience in the United States.