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  •  It's already threatening some profits (1+ / 0-)
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    You know the insurance companies are intently interested in this, as well as many businesses that know they will face property losses.

    “Texas is a so-called red state, but you’ve got 10 million Democrats here in Texas. And …, there are a whole lot of people here in Texas who need us, and who need us to fight for them.” President Obama

    by Catte Nappe on Wed May 01, 2013 at 07:54:06 AM PDT

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    •  There are industries that simply cannot exist (1+ / 0-)
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      at least in a form we could recognize without insurance, such as transportation and real estate, and if insurers decide that they're too risky because of climate change, then those industries cease to exist. Of course this doesn't happen overnight, giving both insurers and industries time to adapt. But if they don't, they die. Not everyone in the business and financial worlds is focused only on short-term wealth extraction, and we look to them for leadership.

      "Liberty without virtue would be no blessing to us" - Benjamin Rush, 1777

      by kovie on Wed May 01, 2013 at 11:08:06 AM PDT

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