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Lunch & Learn: Climate, Hurricanes, and Reinsurance

January 22, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Overview

How does climate change affect hurricanes? What do we know about it? How do we make seasonal hurricane forecasts? And how are those used in the reinsurance sector? We’ll dig into these questions along with the emerging science of climate attribution.

Key Takeaways

Attendees will learn why hurricanes aren’t always the best poster child for climate change.

Who Should Attend?

Anyone interested in hurricanes and their impacts, those interested in the reinsurance industry, and those who communicate the effects of climate change.

Speaker Bio

Dr. Schreck investigates tropical weather and its impacts around the globe. He engages with partners in private industry to explore how these systems can improve long-range forecasts of weather risk over the United States, including hurricanes, extreme precipitation, and extreme temperatures. Dr. Schreck earned his PhD in Atmospheric Science from the University at Albany in 2010 and has been with NCICS ever since.

Details

Date:
January 22, 2019
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

The Collider
Phone:
+1 828-254-6283
Email:
info@collider.org
Website:
thecollider.org

Venue

The Collider
1 Haywood St
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
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Phone:
+1 828-254-6283
Website:
thecollider.org