Monthly Archives: September 2023

Nations in Debt

The last two blogs dealt with insurance against catastrophic damage that is associated with the accelerating impacts of climate change (September 12th and September 19th). Both blogs were focused on the United States. The first was focused on the increasing … Continue reading

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Federal Assistance for Disasters

Last week’s blog was focused on the observations that private insurance companies are now running away from insuring for natural disasters, mainly because they lose money in this business. It was mentioned there that Florida, having its share of these … Continue reading

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The Future of Insurance

(Source: Accomsure) The last two blogs focused on the money that we need to spend now to try to mitigate the increasing impacts of climate change on all of us. The example that I used was the recent devastating impacts … Continue reading

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Utility Pricing: We Will All Have to Pay More

Figure 1 – Above-ground high-power lines in the Netherlands Below, I’m including two short paragraphs from an earlier blog (December 10, 2019) about the ignition of the wildfires in California: Both situations started with tinderbox conditions (whether metaphorical or more … Continue reading

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