Risk Science: What You Need to Read Today
Extreme “La Nina” weather events that cool the Pacific Ocean and can disrupt weather worldwide will paradoxically happen almost twice as often in a warming world.
On the 315th anniversary of the last major earthquake to hit the Pacific Northwest, residents are being reminded that the area is historically due for another massive quake that could cause widespread devastation.
With the north-east waking up to a little snow south of Connecticut and a lot of it to the north, a quick summary of the first major snowstorm of 2015.
The warmer atmosphere holds more moisture, which can mean more snow as long as temperatures remain cold enough
Risk Business: What You Need to Read Today
China’s insurance regulator has outlined its priorities for the new year, saying it plans to set up a national catastrophe insurance fund.
In the absence of a severe hurricane striking the U.S. last year, property-and-casualty insurers have instead been keeping themselves busy with a steady stream of mergers and acquisitions.
Suncorp Group could improve its growth outlook, reduce capital intensity and potentially expand its valuation through the acquisition of health insurer NIB.
The U.S. government’s decision to label the insurance giant too big to fail could cost it and other non-bank financial institutions.
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