Risk Science: What You Need to Read Today
After nearly a decade of development, the ShakeAlert system could give people in vulnerable seismic areas some critical advanced notice.
More likely than other storms to produce “rain-on-snow” precipitation.
Precipitation extremes are affecting even arid parts of the world, study shows.
Think global warming is a recent phenomenon? Well, climate scientists have some news for you.
Risk Business: What You Need to Read Today
Until recently, international insurance regulation was a relatively quiet field. But since the financial crisis, that has changed.
Climate change is a legitimate subject of inquiry for anyone who invests in or supervises an insurance company or a reinsurer.
Residents of quake-prone areas have complained for years that private insurance was either impossible to get or that it included such high deductibles for damage that it was not worth buying.
Eight years after it was set up, and with more than $35 million in its account, Government’s Catastrophe Fund, may be pulled.
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