Climate Change Blog


Sustainability and development: How machine learning can counter illegal mining

Illegal mining is an increasingly important issue that sits at the intersection of environmentalism and economic development. It is a powerful symbol for the challenge many developing nations face in taking action on climate change while simultaneously grappling with complex social issues. And perhaps somewhat surprisingly, the actuarial skillset could have a role to play in meeting this challenge.

IAA and IPCC release ‘Climate Science: A Summary for Actuaries’

The International Actuarial Association (IAA) and the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) have released a paper entitled 'Climate Science: A Summary for Actuaries - What the IPCC Climate Change Report 2021 Means for the Actuarial Profession'. The paper summarises the IPCC’s Sixth Assessment Report (AR6) Working Group I (WGI) report in a manner tailored for the actuarial community.