21st Climate & Catastrophic Events Working Party Meeting

13.30 - 15.30

Lisbon, Portugal

Room 4, Gulbenkian Foundation, Av. de Berna, 45A, 1067-001 Lisbon, Portugal

Topic: Who is really accountable when climate policies and cat event safeguards fail?

Moderation: Tim Hardy, Chairman of the Climate & Catastrophic Events Working Party

Agenda, Welcome  and Introduction


  • Dr Sjoerd Meijer, Nauta Dutilh, Amsterdam (Netherlands): “The Urgenda case – what now for governments in the Netherlands and beyond?”
  • Prof. Dr. Stefan Perner, Vienna University of Economics and Business (Austria): “Liability for climate change – European perspective”
  • Richard Traub, Traub Lieberman (US): Update on US Climate Change Litigation and liability issues/The Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate
  • Panel/Open Discussion: Other countries/what's in store for re/insurers?

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