Climate change insurance is being scooped up by Chinese farmers

Crop climate change Insurance

Millions of growers have been persuaded by policymakers to cover themselves against losses from this phenomenon. Chinese farmers are more than aware of the damage that extreme weather can cause to a crop, and they are now protecting themselves with climate change insurance in the hopes of reducing the losses that they experience if severe weather should strike. Last year was a lesson that was hard learned by farmers in China, when extreme weather devastated crops. Only weeks before the rice harvest, last summer, paddies were struck by extreme weather…

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