Risk Science: What You Need to Read Today
The government plans to revise damage predictions, including the estimated numbers of deaths and building collapses.
Everybody talks about the weather. But now someone has subjected it to rigorous mathematical analysis to produce important conclusions about economic growth.
Lawmakers are pondering whether to test new technology designed to predict flooding and wildfire behavior.
Scientists are using historic accounts of dramatic disasters to build up a record of North Atlantic storms.
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A USAID official pushed catastrophe bonds, pension funds and trillions of dollars of assets under management, adding that doing more “financial engineering or financial manipulation” could make existing funds available to cities.
The agreement comes less than a year after Brit, which is based in London, went public.
McGee died Feb. 13 after a two-year battle with cancer, Hartford said Monday in a statement.
Insurance giant expects to pay further $1.6b and vows to stay committed to Canterbury and New Zealand.
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