Bloomberg: Governor Brown Signs Climate Change Insurance Bill in California

September 21, 2018

By Emily Dooley

California will begin looking at ways to insure wetlands, dunes, forests, and other natural infrastructure against the ravages of climate change under a bill that Gov. Jerry Brown (D) signed Sept. 21.

The bill, authored by Sen. Ricardo Lara (D), requires the state Department of Insurance to create a working group to promote investment in natural structures that protect communities from climate change.

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