July 22, 2016: Shifting Disaster Bills to States, Tidal Quake Trigger and Insuring the Olympic Dumpster Fire

Risk Science: What You Need to Read Today

Tides Trigger Tiny Earthquakes Along the San Andreas Fault

The spring tides trigger small tremors deep in the fault, revealing the fault’s structure

A Glimpse at Forecasting’s Future


NCAR’s high-resolution ensemble forecasting system is unique.

Earth On Track for Hottest Year Ever as Warming Speeds Up


June marked the 14th straight month of record heat.

First B.C. Offshore Earthquake Early Warning Sensor Up and Running


Once complete, network will provide up to 90 seconds of warning when the big one strikes.

Risk Business: What You Need to Read Today

FEMA Looks to Shift More Disaster Costs to States

WSJ (sub may be required)

Proposed deductible would come with incentive, but; some local governments balk at the plan.

Sewage Spill, Check. Rerouted Race, Check. Contracting the Zika Virus …

New York Times

Come what may, the Rio Olympics set to begin Aug. 5 will be largely covered. By insurance, that is.

China Says Insurers Cannot Be ‘ATMs’ for Corporate Raiders

FT (sub may be required)

Regulator signals tighter scrutiny of hyper-aggressive upstarts such as Anbang and Banning.

Insurance-Linked Securities Q2 2016 Report

Aon Benfield (direct to PDF)

Following the record-breaking  rst quarter for catastrophe bond issuance, issuance in the second quarter of 2016 was relatively light.

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