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New Pennsylvania task force to increase accessibility to flood insurance

Officials say climate change is speeding up the need for more people to get insured against flooding. Only 51,000 Pa. households are covered now.
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Armine Yalnizyan: We should listen to insurance industry on climate change

Whatever happened to ‘an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure,’ asks Armine Yalnizyan. Instead we spend billions to help people side-swiped by natural disasters.

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Armine Yalnizyan: We should listen to insurance industry on climate change

Whatever happened to ‘an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure,’ asks Armine Yalnizyan. Instead we spend billions to help people side-swiped by natural disasters.

California considering new insurance rules

Wildfire-prone California to consider new rules for property insurance pricing

A new plan from California's insurance commissioner aims to keep the nation' stop insurers from leaving the wildfire-prone state.
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California tries for a different path than Florida on insurance

State officials trying to figure out how to stem the exodus of property insurers from wildfire-prone areas are looking with trepidation at hurricane-ravaged Florida.
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Florida’s insurance and real estate are a climate warning for the U.S.

Florida’s extreme climate-driven disasters are not an exception. They’re an early indicator for rest of the U.S.
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Hurricane heads for state still recovering from 2022 storm

An "extremely dangerous" Hurricane Idalia is projected to bring lethal flooding and winds to a low-income, poorly insured region of Florida.
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