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Episode 5: Disaster for Sale

How the chances of an environmental disaster can be a lucrative business. More...

On Planet Finance there’s a market for practically anything. Even for a future disaster that may or may not happen. As the climate change risks pile up, it turns out you can make money in the catastrophe bond market by betting on the risk of future forest fires, floods and hurricanes. You speculate on the chance that a catastrophe will occur, and most of all on how much damage it will do. How does this market work? And who are the winners and losers in this game?

Marije Meerman

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