August 23, 2016: Hedge Funds Make Reinsurers Riskier, Time to Sell Your Beach House and a New Tornado Alley
Risk Science: What You Need to Read Today
Spatial Redistribution of U.S. Tornado Activity between 1954 and 2013
Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology
Climate change could be driving U.S. tornadoes southeast.
A New Strategy for Climate Change? Retreat
Coastal storms will eventually push residents inland and change the dynamics of the U.S. population.
The Heart of Hurricane Season Has Arrived, and We’re Monitoring Three Systems
Of these three systems, one has some potential to affect the U.S. coast — though it’s not a sure thing.
Researchers Find Complex Relationship Between Major Earthquake Faulting and Mountain Building in the Himalaya
The Gorkha earthquake worked against long-term mountain building by uplifting the foothills and down-dropping the mountains.
Risk Business: What You Need to Read Today
Hedge Fund Incursion Weakens Reinsurers’ Catastrophe Defenses
It won’t take another Hurricane Katrina for reinsurers to face losses from covering the cost of storms and earthquakes.
Mexican Development Bank to Issue First Local Green Bonds
Green bonds have had a slow start in Latin America, where markets are highly illiquid and investors tend to be more cautious.
The Latest: Flood Damage at Least $110M to Louisiana Ag
The figure is likely to grow.
Most of Louisiana’s Flood Victims Lack Insurance
The real question facing Louisiana is what the federal government is going to do for Louisiana this time.
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