TagActuaries Climate Index

Actuarial focus on mitigating climate risks and adapting to change

As the Actuaries Climate Index and other climate-related measurements continue to tick upwards, the question is what do we do with these data? Are Canada and the provinces putting enough effort towards adapting our infrastructure to the potential consequences of climate change? How can Canadian actuaries get more involved in climate-related risk management and apply their expertise to the...

How actuaries are adapting their work to climate change risks

A 2020 survey of CIA members shows that just under one third of respondents account for climate change risks in their actuarial work, a proportion similar to that indicated in a 2019 survey. These results point to a continued need in the profession for additional information and guidance on the subject.

Media Release: Spring 2020 Data Update to the Actuaries Climate Index

As attention to climate issues grows, ACI provides objective data on key climate measurements Washington, D.C., Arlington, VA, Schaumburg, IL, and Ottawa, ON (Dec. 1, 2020)—With climate risk issues receiving increased focus in 2020 and poised for even greater attention from the public and public policymakers in 2021, the Actuaries Climate Index continues to provide important up-to-date data for...

Media Release: Data Update to the Actuaries Climate Index

Long-term measure of extreme climate conditions reached a new high in winter 2019–20 Washington, D.C., Arlington, VA, Schaumburg, IL, and Ottawa, ON (August 26, 2020) –– A multiyear trend of increasing climate condition measurements from the United States and Canada continues, reaching a new high in winter 2019–20, the latest Actuaries Climate Index quarterly data release shows. The Actuaries...

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