Risk Science: What You Need to Read Today
China is being blamed for a major cyber attack on the computers at the Bureau of Meteorology, which has compromised sensitive systems across the Federal Government.
A world-first research project into the insurance industry’s response to the Canterbury earthquakes will be a “global resource” for years to come.”
Scientists are forming an increasingly clear picture of how climate change is contributing to present-day “natural” disasters.
New images provide detailed information to monitor the characteristics of water courses and the effect these have on the surrounding areas.
Risk Business: What You Need to Read Today
The October floods inflicted about $12 billion in damage on South Carolina, putting the two-day storm’s impact on the same magnitude of Hurricane Hugo
After two years of growth barely above zero, Zurich expects an outright decline in revenue this year.
The new money will support the Pacific Catastrophic Risk Assessment and Financing Initiative and the African Risk Capacity programme, and expand the Caribbean Catastrophic Risk Insurance Facility to cover Central American countries.
The budget agreement would have required the Agriculture Department to cap the insurance companies’ rate of return at 8.9 percent, down from the current 14.5 percent.