Aon talks tackling climate change challenges


Aon talks tackling climate change challenges

Steve Bowen, head of catastrophe, Aon

The risk of climate change is not a future issue that can be mulled over—it’s here today and the re/insurance industry must work to limit the potential impacts, says Aon exec.

 The topic of climate change has continued to grow in importance, with people trying to get a handle on what is actually happening, according to Steve Bowen, managing director and head of catastrophe insight at Aon.

But it’s crucial to understand that when we talk about climate change, it’s not necessarily in the future tense—we’re seeing the effects of climate change today.

In 2021, he said, there have been numerous examples of weather-related disasters and it’s “pretty obvious those climate change fingerprints are clearly seen” on many of these disasters.

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