Articles | Volume 22, issue 2
Invited perspectives
01 Mar 2022
Invited perspectives |  | 01 Mar 2022

Invited perspectives: how does climate change affect the risk of natural hazards? Challenges and step changes from the reinsurance perspective

Anja T. Rädler

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Natural disasters are causing high losses worldwide. To adequately deal with this loss potential, a reinsurer has to quantitatively assess the individual risks of natural catastrophes and how these risks are changing over time with respect to climate change. From a reinsurance perspective, the most pressing scientific challenges related to natural hazards are addressed, and broad changes are suggested that should be achieved by the scientific community to address these hazards in the future.
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