Insurance and Climate Change: Do Governments Have a Duty to Protect Property Owners?

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This legal sidebar discusses the climate change in context of federal and private insurers. One of the many insurance company concerns is whether the government can be held liable for not putting in place adequate infrastructure to protect against property damage from climate-change-related extreme weather.

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Meltz, Robert October 16, 2014.

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This legal sidebar discusses the climate change in context of federal and private insurers. One of the many insurance company concerns is whether the government can be held liable for not putting in place adequate infrastructure to protect against property damage from climate-change-related extreme weather.

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  • October 16, 2014

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Meltz, Robert. Insurance and Climate Change: Do Governments Have a Duty to Protect Property Owners?, report, October 16, 2014; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc795696/: accessed September 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.