AAE supports IFoA’s policy briefing ‘Climate Emergency – Tipping the Odds in our Favour’.

The United Kingdom’s Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) has produced a policy briefing for COP27 titled ‘Climate Emergency – Tipping the Odds in our Favour’. This briefing has been written by a collaboration of actuaries and climate scientists from the Climate Crisis Advisory Group, CCAG. It urges policymakers to implement supportive policies to accelerate the implementation of low carbon solutions.

The Actuarial Association of Europe (AAE) fully supports the analysis laid out in this IFoA policy briefing that climate change is a risk management problem on a global scale, and that more climate action is urgently needed to avoid catastrophic climate impacts on society.

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Europe faces extraordinary challenges

Lutz Wilhelmy
Chairperson AAE



The title is really an understatement. Compared to one year ago, the news items in newspapers, tv and social media are dominated by alarming news and crises.


Stripping them down a little we start with the ongoing transformation for more sustainability, including the ‘greening of economies’, but certainly not restricted to this. We all experience warmer summers and drying up rivers, but also more extreme weather events like floods.

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