Video: Managing the Risks of Extreme Weather Events

Introduction (Via Fora.Tv)

The recent financial crisis, Hurricane Katrina, and major floods point to the need to improve our detection, measurement, and analysis of catastrophic and dependent risks.

At this seminar, discussions focus on how climate change may enhance extreme events, how mitigation can help manage extreme events, how to ensure proper functioning of insurance markets in these situations, and the proper role of the federal government in addressing these risks.

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19. June 2010 by Miguel Barbosa
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