Risk Science: What You Need to Read Today
A New Zealand experiment using explosive slurry poured into 50m-deep holes helps measure rock layers on the border of Pacific and Australian plates.
Madagascar is confronting a triple threat: an outbreak of the plague, drought-induced starvation and the aftermath of a tropical storm.
The reality of rising sea levels caused by climate change means many coastal communities and island nations are vulnerable to tsunamis.
An industrial clean-up without precedent.
Risk Business: What You Need to Read Today
New York’s top financial watchdog said it would reduce by as much as 15% the amount of reserves insurers must set aside for a type of life-insurance policy long popular with the well-to-do.
“Our balance sheets are not large enough to pay for that.”
A once-obscure Chinese financial firm leaps into the spotlight.
“This is probably the most challenging year for crop insurance in a very long time,” warned Mary Kay Thatcher of the American Farm Bureau Federation.