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How new data tools can assess climate risks (English)

Climate change doesn’t just threaten the environment, it poses risks to a country’s businesses and economy. Understanding these risks can be complex, yet there are a growing number of tools that can help businesses analyze how their operations will be affected. ... See More +

Brief 109459 SEP 01, 2016

Swann,Stacy A.; Miller,Alan Disclosed

Innovative insurance to manage climate risks (English)

Severe storms, record heat waves, intense droughts, and floods—the impact of climate change rises every year and economic and financial losses rise with it. ... See More +

Brief 109458 SEP 01, 2016

Miller,Alan; Swann,Stacy A. Disclosed

How business can insure against climate risks (English)

Insurance plays a vital role in protecting people, businesses, and public institutions against shocks, allowing them to transfer risks and purchase security. ... See More +

Brief 109460 SEP 01, 2016

Swann,Stacy A. Disclosed

How to make infrastructure climate resilient (English)

In emerging markets, climate change threatens infrastructure that is critical for development. Roads, airports, water systems, and power plants are vulnerable to weather changes. ... See More +

Brief 109463 SEP 01, 2016

Miller,Alan; Swann,Stacy A. Disclosed

New ways for cities to tackle climate change (English)

Cities, which are home to half of the world’s population, are on the front lines of climate change. Extreme temperatures, storms, and floods have a higher impact in crowded urban areas. ... See More +

Brief 109461 SEP 01, 2016

Miller,Alan; Swann,Stacy A. Disclosed

Insurance options for addressing climate change (English)

Emerging markets are especially vulnerable to threats from climate change. Storms, droughts, and floods jeopardize the livelihoods of farmers, while extreme temperatures limit the ability of workers to be outdoors. ... See More +

Brief 109462 SEP 01, 2016

Miller,Alan; Swann,Stacy A. Disclosed

Making climate finance work in agriculture (English)

This discussion paper was produced as a background documentfor the 2016 FAO State of Food and Agriculture (SOFA) report. It was produced through desk research and analysis of existing agricultural and climate finance literature. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS19080 JUN 01, 2016

Sadler,Marc Peter Disclosed