Communities across the U.S. are increasingly impacted by a range of natural disasters, and research has directly linked a rise in extreme weather events to climate change. The insurance industry has a unique, front-row seat to watching and understanding these incidents and designing solutions to protect our policyholders. While emissions reduction efforts are critical to managing climate risk, building more resilient communities is equally important in determining how we experience climate change for decades.
At Liberty Mutual, we maintain world-class capabilities to synthesize available climate data and make recommendations that help reduce the negative impacts of climate change. A Liberty Mutual data scientist explores how the advancement of building codes can increase customer resiliency in the Wall Street Journal article, “Wildfire Season is Now All Year, Forcing Businesses to Think Ahead.”