“The insurance companies are saying it used to be that the biggest concern they had for a homeowner insurance policy was a fire caused by a malfunction or something within the house, or a burglary. Their biggest costs now are wind/rain-induced events.”

- Gordon McBean, UWO Prof, Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction, Canadian Foundation for Climate and Atmospheric Studies, International Council for Science

And by pay, I guess the experts mean higher insurance premiums. How can you insure against the inevitable?


Santa’s going to be homeless. Maybe that will get white people interested in fighting carbon emissions.


Summer of drought means autum of dust storms.