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Praedicat Posts on Climate change

RVS 2021 – Casualty Insurance Risk and Climate Change

RVS 2021 – Casualty Insurance Risk and Climate Change 700 350 Meghan Dengler

Climate Liability Risk Landscape Climate change is often seen only as a concern for property insurance. That is no longer the case. Casualty insurance has seen growing losses in the…

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AM Best Review Article – Emerging Litigation Targets Arsenic in Baby Food

AM Best Review Article – Emerging Litigation Targets Arsenic in Baby Food 700 350 Bob Reville

May 2021 – Climate change is here and so is climate-related litigation. But what does climate change have to do with the recent lawsuits filed against baby food manufacturers? As…

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Is climate change another factor in bee deaths?

Is climate change another factor in bee deaths? 150 150 Adam Grossman

“Changes in climate and weather affect food and forage for bees,” [said Geoffrey Williams, an assistant professor at Auburn in Alabama]. “It’s pretty obvious that if you have bees already…

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Climate change litigation and attribution science

Climate change litigation and attribution science 700 350 Bob Reville

Climate change tort litigation has faced significant obstacles to establishing corporate liability for climate change. Cases such as Kivalina v. ExxonMobil, and California v. General Motors Corporation faced significant obstacles based in tort…

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Could mercury release be another unintended consequence of global warming?

Could mercury release be another unintended consequence of global warming? 150 150 Adam Grossman

Much has been made of the carbon dioxide stored in arctic ice and permafrost. The hypothesis at this time suggests that global warming will become self-reinforcing due to the increasing…

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