High wildfire risk spurs insurers to cut back on California coverage

Areas hit by devastating fires saw a 10% increase in non-renewals last year


California insurance department strikes UN climate partnership

The collaboration follows several natural catastrophes that hit California in recent times


California blaze losses hit $12bn

Claims at the beginning of 2019 contributed over $600m to total insured losses from the Camp and Woolsey fires


California insurance commissioner Lara slammed by consumer group

Lara is given a “D” report card rating for poor environmental and social policies


Campaign pressurises California insurers on fossil fuel coverage

Some 60 organisations petition California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara


Three US insurers sue California utility over Camp wildfire

Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E), the Californian utility, plans filing for bankruptcy


California's new regulator keeps up with the Joneses on climate

Ricardo Lara's inaugural comments echo outgoing insurance commissioner's


July's California wildfires to hit insurers for $845m

Insurance commissioner warns worse fires may be coming


California insurance commissioner takes aim at insurers over fire legislation

Dave Jones has condemned insurers’ “insatiable appetite for profit”


Californian commissioner seeks controls over wildfire risk models

Concerns about availability of fire insurance have risen after 2017 blazes