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Surviving the coming storm

Thursday, June 09, 2016 @ 8:00 PM | By Glenn McGillivray

Since the time of the Industrial Revolution, the Earth has warmed by approximately .8 (point eight) to 1 degrees Celsius (NASA Earth Observatory). In line with scientific projections that Northern Hemisphere countries will feel the effects of climate change more than equatorial nations, the rate of warming in Canada is roughly twice the global figure and, in the Arctic, closer to three times.

A warmer (and consequently wetter) world essentially translates into more — and more complex — weather-related claims for property and casualty insurance companies....