Actuaries Climate Index™ Value Reaches New High With Winter 2016–17

Data Show Extreme Weather Events Continue to Increase Across Canada and the United States

Washington, D.C., Arlington, VA, Schaumburg, IL, and Ottawa, ON (October 5, 2017)—Organizations representing the actuarial profession in Canada and the United States reported today that the Actuaries Climate Index™ reached a new record high in winter 2016–17, following the record value measured in fall 2016. The change reflects increasing deviation of weather extremes and sea levels from historically expected patterns for the two countries.

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