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FROM VOLUME 6, NUMBER 10, OCTOBER 1993
INSURING AGAINST CLIMATE RISK
"Sea-Level Rise and Insurance," M. Wilford (Clyde &
Co., London), Environment, 35(4), 2-5, May 1993.
Traces the development of an internationally funded insurance
scheme that has been proposed by the Alliance of Small Island
States (AOSIS) and has become part of the climate convention
"Beyond Rio: 'Insuring' Against Global Warming," C.D.
Stone (Dept. Law, Univ. Southern California), Amer. J. Intl.
Law, 86, 445-488, 1992.
Begins with general discussion of considerations for a climate
convention and how climate change might best be viewed as a
problem in risk management. Then examines the possible role of an
insurance program against the risks of climate change, funded by
a combination of private sources and national governments.
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