February 23, 2015: Pensions Rethink Risk and Sandy's Meteorological Lessons
Risk Science: What You Need to Read Today
Deeper Ties to Corporate Cash for Doubtful Climate Researcher
New York Times
Newly released documents show the extent to which Dr. Soon’s work has been tied to funding he received from corporate interests.
What Meteorologists Learned from Hurricane Sandy
Lawmakers and their allies who want to rein in big banks are ready to pounce if it isn’t strict enough.
Study Says Northern Parts of Oman More Vulnerable to Earthquake Risks
Times of Oman
Northern parts of the Sultanate are more vulnerable to earthquakes, researchers have found after a seismic hazard assessment.
Swine Flu Vaccine ‘Dries Up’ in Kashmir, Doctors at Risk
Times of India
Top health officials in Kashmir valley on Sunday admitted that there was no swine flu vaccine available in any hospital of the region.
Risk Business: What You Need to Read Today
Corporate Pension Funds Weigh Derisking vs. Re-Risking
Pensions & Investments
Corporate plan sponsors on both sides of the Atlantic are pushing back against the ramifications of lower interest rates.
Chinese Insurers Await Green Light to Get Into OTC Market
South China Morning Post
Third board in China seen as new investment channel with the lure of promising start-ups.
The Year Insurers Took a Hit
The 2011 earthquakes were catastrophic events that left the Garden City with a withered central business district, damage in many suburbs and questions about insurance.
1,500 Homes Damaged by Cyclone Marcia in Australia
The government has committed army reservists to help with the clean-up in Yeppoon, as well as disaster relief funding to those affected in Queensland.
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