BBC NEWS | Science/Nature | Climate insurance urged for poor
Could you use insurance for this kind of crisis? It's nice in theory, and maybe for a few high-profile, feel-good early experiments. But once the insurers set their actuarial scientists to sit down and do some serious analysis, the premiums will go way up. (Although maybe still cheaper than
Also, aren't some of the disasters we're talking about, actually the kind of acts of God that insurers wouldn't touch?