Oct 17, 2022
In episode 173, Dr. Carolyn Kousky of the Environmental Defense Funds joins the podcast to discuss her new book, Understanding Disaster Insurance, New Tools for a More Resilient Future. Carolyn and Doug discuss why insurance companies still are not taking climate change seriously enough. Carolyn shares some innovative insurance tools to help people gain access to flood insurance in at risk areas. We also learn some of the fundamentals of climate risk and how insurance can play an increasing role in adaptation planning.
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