Risk Science: What You Need to Read Today
People living in places with wildly swinging temperatures are more vulnerable to health problems such as heart attacks, respiratory ailments, and increased heart rate, blood pressure and cholesterol levels.
Initial calculations indicate that the UK stands to lose around £1 billion of science funding a year in the wake of the referendum result.
In the next 50 years, he said, scientists believe there’s a 37 percent chance of a magnitude 8 to 9 earthquake striking somewhere along the northern half of the West Coast.
Extreme nature disasters like the Fort McMurray wildfire has resiliency at the forefront of builders’ minds.
Risk Business: What You Need to Read Today
Lloyd’s, the insurance market, is likely to be an early loser from the UK’s vote to leave the EU, as the insurers that use its London hub prepare to shift some of their operations out of the country.
Years of breakneck growth for China’s top insurers has been partly fuelled by a splurge on risky investment products
The market is concerned about weaker economic conditions flowing through to QBE’s revenue in the UK and EU, where it earns almost one-third of its gross written premium.
The historical event set spans more than two centuries: from the magnitude 8.8 Chittagong event in 1762 to the magnitude 7.8 Nepal event in 2015.
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