350 words…less than a two minute read
What’s happening: Several western U.S. states are battling heavy rain, wind, snow and flooding as a powerful storm system sweeps across the region. Last week, an “atmospheric river”, a long flowing region of the atmosphere that carries water vapor through the sky, bore down on portions of northern California, Oregon and Washington.
Experts from Aon have shared insights about how organizations can mitigate flood risks:
- At December’s COP27 conference, Aon’s climate leaders observed a pivot from discussion to action. Learn more about how the approach to climate has shifted and read how Aon is helping clients navigate increasing volatility related to climate change, unlock growth opportunities and accelerate the transition to a low-carbon economy here.
- Aon’s Weather, Climate and Catastrophe Insight Report helps clients better understand the increasingly volatile world of natural disasters and a changing climate to make better business decisions. Available on January 25th 2023, Aon will investigate how to de-risk climate innovation and unlock opportunity to build a resilient future for the communities in which we live and work.
- Aon recently announced the establishment of a Climate Advisory Council in conjunction with the Climate Change Research Centre at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, to address climate risks and best practices in Australia and the region. According to Robert De Souza, chief executive officer for Reinsurance Solutions, Aon Australia and New Zealand, “We are collaborating with top climate academic researchers to better understand risk and directly implement research into catastrophic models to estimate the financial impacts across Australia and globally.” Read more in Insurance Business Magazine.