Public Consultation on Climate Change and Insurance

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Submission Deadline: Tuesday 15 October 17:00

 The Department of Finance launched a public consultation ‘Climate Change and Insurance in the context of the “Climate Action Plan 2019 to Tackle Climate Breakdown”. This consultation seeks the views of all interested parties on insurance related matters in a climate change context, and in particular on the challenges posed by flooding.The Department of Finance has prepared a paper to facilitate the public consultation. The paper provides an overview of what the Government is doing to mitigate flood risk, the current insurance model in Ireland, the risk posed by climate change, and lessons from other countries. Read the white paper:

To make a submission

  • Email a submission It should be marked “Public Consultation on Climate Change and Insurance” 
  • Post a submission to Insurance Policy Section, Department of Finance, Government Buildings, Upper Merrion Street, Dublin 2, D02 R583

Responses to this consultation are subject to the provisions of the Freedom of Information Acts. and may be published on the Department’s website.

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