Risk Science: What You Need to Read Today
Seismometers were developed to record earthquakes, but then they turned out to be useful in all kinds of creative ways.
Other countries, including Mexico, Japan, and Turkey, have had functioning earthquake warning systems for decades.
Research suggests that the rapid warming of the Arctic, which is happening at about twice the pace of the planet as a whole, could be impacting the polar vortex.
The end of an El Niño event is often followed by its reversal, known as La Niña.
Risk Business: What You Need to Read Today
A new contingent line of credit to support the Philippines’ efforts to manage the risks posed by natural disasters was approved by the World Bank Group’s Board of Executive Directors on December 22.
The government will lower the share of insurance premiums farmers pay from the current rate of up to 40 percent.
Experts say it’s the center’s standard property insurance that most likely will pay to replace bullet-riddled walls and water-damaged ceilings and floors.
In the insurance sector alone, Japanese companies struck $25bn of deals during 2015.
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