June 30, 2016: Cleveland Ups Trump Cover and Flood Model Ready for Prime Time
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June 30, 2016: Cleveland Ups Trump Cover and Flood Model Ready for Prime Time

Risk Science: What You Need to Read Today

Flooding Prediction Tool Set to Launch

TWC Austin

The National Water Model takes in weather, river and geological data and predicts when and where major floods will happen.

U.S. Needs Smarter Disaster Planning

Climatewire

Defenses against storms and floods, built on past events, will fail unless emergency planners use forward-looking data that account for rapid climate change.

First Detailed Recordings of Earthquakes on Ultraslow Mid-Ocean Ridges

Phys.org

The earthquake distribution on ultraslow mid-ocean ridges differs fundamentally from other spreading zones.

Researchers Discover the 2009 Swine Flu Pandemic Originated in Mexico

Infection Control Today

Scientists say their findings represent the first time that the origin of an influenza pandemic virus has been determined in such detail.

Risk Business: What You Need to Read Today

This CEO Who Shifted to London Sees Brexit Upside in Consulting

Bloomberg

The head of London-based Willis Towers Watson Plc said the company is well-equipped to deal with disruption from U.K. voters’ decision to leave the European Union.

Cleveland Quintuples RNC ‘Protest Insurance’ Coverage to $50 million, Citing Increased Risk Concerns

Newsweek

Cleveland officials on Wednesday voted to quintuple the city’s so-called ‘protest insurance’ associated for the Republican National Convention.

New Ways to Lower Investment Risk Seek to Propel Climate Action

Thomson Reuters Foundation

A new “climate-smart lending platform” aims to make credit easier and cheaper to access for farmers working to protect their crops.

Universal Insurance Holdings expands to 13th state

Sun Sentinel

Fort Lauderdale-based Universal Insurance Holdings has expanded into Alabama and Minnesota and now writes policies in 13 states.

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