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Sean Hecht in LA Times: As climate change threatens California, officials seek ‘sustainable insurance’

“Climate change is the third rail in some parts of the country and here in California we’re more clear eyed about what some of those risk are,” said Sean Hecht, an environmental law professor at UCLA. “If we have insurers that are taking those risks into account, we might be able to better prevent the next catastrophic wildfire from destroying a community.”