The Actuaries Institute in co-operation with the Earth Systems and Climate Change (ESCC) Hub hosts the Climate Risk Fluency Series. The purpose of the series to bring together leaders in scientific research and business in order to discuss current climate risk issues affecting businesses today.
The second instalment of the Climate Risk Fluency Series is taking place on Wednesday 4 April 2018 and will focus on risks relating to changes in the frequency of extreme heat. Issues that will be discussed will include the impact of climate change on heat waves and high fire danger days. The session will consider how the changes in the physical environment translate into changes in health risk, bushfire risk, and the risks associated with resultant higher energy costs. The session will include a workshop to facilitate interaction across the attendees.