April 8, 2016: World Bank Expands Insurance Program and a Climate Model Rethink
Risk Science: What You Need to Read Today
Climate Models May Overstate Clouds’ Cooling Power, Research Says
New York Times
f the findings are borne out by further research, it suggests that making progress against global warming will be even harder.
What Research Says about Defeating Terrorism
Seven enlightening studies from social psychology hold vital lessons for policy makers—and the rest of us
‘A Dire Prediction’ on Melting Ice Sheets and Rising Sea Levels
A new study published in the journal Nature painted perhaps the most ominous picture yet of sea level rise.
USGS Head Warns Senate on Earthquake Risk Around Oil and Gas Activity
The head of the USGS told senators Thursday that her agency would work with federal regulators on developing new rules around oil and gas activity tied to a surge in earthquakes in Oklahoma, Texas and other states.
Risk Business: What You Need to Read Today
World Bank Ramps up Help for Poor to Adapt to Climate Change
The plan includes providing five more countries with national-level insurance against disaster risk.
Utilities Seek to Stockpile Essential Parts for Disasters
WSJ (sub may be required)
Grid Assurance will store, sell equipment to power companies if hit by attacks, earthquakes.
Ruling Behind MetLife’s ‘Too Big to Fail’ Reprieve Unsealed
New York Times
Judge Collyer determined that the regulatory council fell short in its designation process in several areas.
Flood Re’s Journey
Association of British Insurers Director General, Huw Evans, reflects on the launch of Flood Re, a new scheme to help people living in flood risk areas get affordable home insurance
Risk Market News Newsletter
Join the newsletter to receive the latest updates in your inbox.