AVAILABLE FOR COMMENT: CAP Experts on Administration’s Pledge of New Contributions to Climate Risk Insurance Initiatives
Washington, D.C. — This morning, President Barack Obama announced that tomorrow the United States will pledge new contributions to climate risk insurance initiatives that help vulnerable countries respond to and recover from extreme weather. The Center for American Progress has done a great deal of research on and analysis of risk insurance and its role in international climate negotiations.
The following CAP staff are available to speak on the record or on background about the importance of smart risk insurance once the administration makes its announcement:
- Pete Ogden, Senior Fellow, Energy and Environment team
- Ben Bovarnick, Research Assistant, Energy and Environment team
- Key Principles for Climate-Related Risk Insurance by Pete Ogden, Ben Bovarnick, and Yume Hoshijima
- Climate-Related Risk Insurance: A New Opportunity for U.S.-China Collaboration by Pete Ogden, Ben Bovarnick, and Yangshengjing (Ub) Qiu
For more information on this topic or to speak with an expert, contact Tom Caiazza at email@example.com or 202.481.7141.