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November 15, 2023

Extreme weather events present the biggest risk by 2030, says study

Newhaven, England: 100mph winds brought by storm Ciarán suspended shipping and caused major disruption. Globally extreme weather events including wildfires and heatwaves are having an increasing impact
(Photo: Glyn Kirk / AFP via Getty Images)
Newhaven, England: 100mph winds brought by storm Ciarán suspended shipping and caused major disruption. Globally extreme weather events including wildfires and heatwaves are having an increasing impact (Photo: Glyn Kirk / AFP via Getty Images)

A large majority of respondents to a risk management survey say they have already been affected by climate change

According to research conducted by risk management firm Healix, businesses believe that extreme weather is the greatest risk they will face ahead of 2030. Yet it also found 25 per cent of organisations have not established plans to mitigate risks associated with climate or broader sustainability factors. 

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