January 18, 2016: Insurers Warm Up to Climate Deal and India Can't Get Its Chinese Weather Radar Started
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January 18, 2016: Insurers Warm Up to Climate Deal and India Can't Get Its Chinese Weather Radar Started

Risk Science: What You Need to Read Today

Potential for Major Winter Storm Late Next Week, But Also Major Question Marks

Washington Post

Forecast models have converged on the idea that a significant storm will impact the Mid-Atlantic between next Thursday night and Sunday.

Two Dead as Tornadoes Slam Florida

USA Today

The EF2-rated tornado, or “strong” twister, ripped a 300-foot-wide swath of destruction along a nine-mile stretch of the county.

What Is A Meteorological Tsunami And Did A City In The United States Just Experience One?

Forbes

Have you heard of a meteorological tsunami or “meteotsunami?” It appears one happened this weekend in Naples, Florida.

No Signs of Met Doppler Weather Radar Becoming Functional Again

Times of India

The Indian Meteorological Department purchased the radar from China, but in absence of any annual maintenance contract there are very little chances that IMD can also claim any services.

Risk Business: What You Need to Read Today

Post-Paris Climate Deal, Insurers Eye New Business

Swissinfo.ch

One month after the Paris climate accord, the insurance business is expected to play an increasing role in dealing with the effects of a warming world.

Hiscox: the Art of Risk

Director

Steve Langan – managing director for UK and Europe – explains how “Goldilocks weather” and “advancing to the sound of gunfire” steers the business along.

A $15bn Insurance Expert Swaps Goldman Sachs for JP Morgan

Financial News

An insurance specialist who helped manage $15 billion at Goldman Sachs Asset Management has joined rival JP Morgan as the world’s biggest investment houses battle it out for new insurer business.

Japan to Retain Sovereign Insurance to Ship Iranian Oil -Sources

Reuters

Japanese buyers of Iranian crude will have to keep using special sovereign shipping insurance to import oil for the foreseeable future, despite the lifting of sanctions against Tehran.

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