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Derrick Z. Jackson

Bad weather policy

For insurance companies, climate change is not only real; it’s really expensive. Will Washington notice?

By Derrick Z. Jackson
Globe Columnist / November 30, 2011
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It is no longer just environmentalists who listen intently when climate change projections keep getting worse and worse. It is the insurance companies. While national climate change policy remains in partisan Washington gridlock, insurers worldwide are seeing first hand that the sky is truly falling. Losses from the extreme weather of climate change are no longer chump change.

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