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Actuaries Climate Index Examines Climate Trends and Potential Impact

The Actuaries Climate Index is a new educational tool that provides a quarterly measure of changes in extreme weather events and sea levels. Data analysis indicates a sustained increase in the frequency of extreme weather occurrences in the continental United States and Canada. The Actuaries Climate Index was developed by the Climate Change Committee, a joint effort of the American Academy of Actuaries (the Academy), the Canadian Institute of Actuaries (CIA), the Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) and the Society of Actuaries (SOA).


Actuaries and Big Data

Big data (also known as predictive analytics) is an often talked about topic. Learn how actuaries are working with predictive models and analytics.