Climate Change Causes Insurers to Rethink Price of Risk After Hurricane Sandy | PBS NewsHour | Nov. 21, 2012 | PBS
PAUL SOLMAN: Bob Hartwig of the Insurance Information Institute at Red, his favorite local eating hole, a real hole now, even its inventory down the drain.[Again, for new readers]: A Handy Bullshit Button on Disasters and Climate Change
ROBERT HARTWIG: We are seeing an increased frequency in the number of natural disasters, roughly tripled or quadrupled since 1980, and the costs have doubled, tripled and quadrupled as well.
With this post I am creating a handy bullshit button on this subject (pictured above). Anytime that you read claims that invoke disasters loss trends as an indication of human-caused climate change, including the currently popular "billion dollar disasters" meme, you can simply call "bullshit" and point to the IPCC SREX report.