Homeowners insurance rate increases blamed on climate change

Climate Change homeowners insurance industry

The CEO of Travelers has said that severe weather patterns are the reason prices are rising. According to Jay Fishman, the CEO and chairman for The Travelers Cos. – one of the largest insurance companies in the country – has stated that the reason that the premiums for homeowners insurance have been steadily rising over the last three years has to do with the more extreme weather patterns that are the result of climate change. Insurers have come to accept that the weather is different now than it had once…

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