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Insurers issue warning to local councils

Wednesday 9 Oct 19 10:00am

Local bodies need to prepare for climate change


LOCAL COUNCILS that fail to properly assess and prepare for climate change risk legal action from insurance companies, an industry executive says.

“We not seeing it yet, but it’s very safe to say that you shouldn’t rule it out,” IAG government and stakeholder relations manager Bryce Davies said at the Climate Change and Business Conference in Auckland yesterday.

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