Scheme aims to protect 400 million poor people from extreme weather by 2020

Signal of change / Scheme aims to protect 400 million poor people from extreme weather by 2020

By Joy Green / 17 Nov 2017

Interesting signal on insurance for the poor against climate impacts:

 

Global insurance plan aims to defuse potential climate damage 'bombshell'

"I was wondering if it was a dream," said Walter Edwin, who sells honey from more than 50 beehives in Dennery on the Caribbean island of St Lucia. He had just received a phone call telling him to go to the bank for an automatic insurance payout following the major hurricane that struck in 2014.



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